5/11 ALEC Articles and Review

5/11 ALEC Articles and Review

Today’s news and articles related to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the Koch funded cabal. Click on a headline to read the full article… Dennis Van Roekel on exposing ALEC’s agenda The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has been hard at work for decades. Its members are organized, well-funded and connected–too bad they […]

5/09 ALEC Articles and News in Review

5/09 ALEC Articles and News in Review

Today’s stories related to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and the Koch funded cabal ALEC fronts for. Click on the headline of the article to view the entire story… ALEC in Nevada spotlight “For many years, the Nevada Legislature has paid $1,000 a year dues to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), just as […]

ALEC’s War on Workers

ALEC’s War on Workers

By James P. Hoffa on Huffington Post… Finally the Teamsters and other unions are beginning to “get it”… Corporations are upping the ante in their attempt to take control of the political process. Under the guise of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the nation’s most powerful are drafting legislation that is appearing in statehouses […]

05/08 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

05/08 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

By Bob Sloan ALEC’s Latest “Transparency” Move: Asserting Immunity From Freedom of Information Laws ALEC Assembles “Most Wanted” List, and Oklahomans Say “ALEC Is Not OK” SD Legislators Spend Thousands On Travel SIOUX FALLS, SD -  Over the past five years, South Dakota taxpayers have spent more than $360,000 for lawmakers to attend out-of-state meetings. […]

More Lack of Transparency by ALEC Revealed and Reported

More Lack of Transparency by ALEC Revealed and Reported

From an article at PRWatch by Brendan Fischer Here we go again, with more information coming out about ALEC’s Spring Summit event in Oklahoma City. While advising the public that the ALEC organization is pursuing “transparency” they send out instructions to members to in effect, be non-transparent… “Shortly after the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) told the […]

ALEC Assembles “Most Wanted” List, and Ejects Journalists From Annual Spring Summit

ALEC Assembles “Most Wanted” List, and Ejects Journalists From Annual Spring Summit

From PRWatch by Brendan Fischer and Nick Surgey At the recent Spring Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) held in Oklahoma City, ALEC security staffers went to great lengths to assure that only journalists involved with conservative media outlets were allowed access to the Cox Convention Center where the organization’s members were meeting […]

VLTP Post Clarification/Correction…

VLTP Post Clarification/Correction…

By Bob Sloan In VLTP’s 4/29 posting on articles related to ALEC/Koch Cabal Activities, I posted an article headline titled: Audio: National expert on swift, certain sanctions: ‘Rest of the country has its eyes on Washington state’ In my analysis of the article about the “Swift and Certain Sanctions” legislation proposed in Washington state, I […]

05/05 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

05/05 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

By Bob Sloan Below are today’s articles and materials related to ALEC and the Koch funded conservative cabal.  Included ALEC published material – if available. Click on a link to view the complete article. Scientific American: North Carolina legislators make end-run on science and renewable energy From “The Raw Story” North Carolina Republicans push through […]

05/03 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

05/03 Daily Report on Activities, Legislation and Initiatives of the ALEC/Koch Cabal

By Bob Sloan Below are today’s articles and materials related to ALEC and the Koch funded conservative cabal.  Included ALEC published material – if available. Click on a link to view the complete article. Thousands Across the U.S. Rightly Protest Sallie Mae For Skyrocketing Student Debt To coincide with the action students are taking, Jobs […]

Spring Summit Conference Draws Protesters that Outnumber ALEC Members

Spring Summit Conference Draws Protesters that Outnumber ALEC Members

By Bob Sloan Every Spring the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) holds a meeting where their legislative and corporate members are wined and dined and commingle as they develop model legislation intended to provide financial or polictal benefits to corporations.  Model bills are proposed, discussed and voted upon by state lawmakers and their private sector corporate counterparts. […]