School Boards Beware – ALEC Calls for Elimination of School Boards

School Boards Beware – ALEC Calls for Elimination of School Boards

In a recent commentary  discussing attacks upon Wisconsin’s school board structure(s), professor Julie Underwood writes about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an influential national network that’s pushing an agenda to shrink government, privatize schools, and promote business interests.  The article outlines ALEC’s legislative impact in Wisconsin and why pubic school supporters should be concerned. In this report […]

Virginia legislators list tax-paid travel, gifts – Including ALEC Paid Conferences

Virginia legislators list tax-paid travel, gifts – Including ALEC Paid Conferences

From Virginia’s News Advance.com by Ray Reed… Virginia lawmakers who hold membership in ALEC and other organizations, have been receiving reimbursement for expensive travel and hotel accommodations for attending predominantly conservative functions. “The busiest travelers among the Lynchburg area’s delegation to the General Assembly are Dels. Kathy Byron and Lacey Putney, according to personal finance statements they […]

5/15 ALEC/Koch Cabal Review of Articles, Proposed Laws & Conservative Initiatives

5/15 ALEC/Koch Cabal Review of Articles, Proposed Laws & Conservative Initiatives

By Bob Sloan Below are stories, articles and material related to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and their corporate members, funders and supporters – that include the notorious Koch brothers, Charles and David.  Initiatives of ALEC and pursued by the Koch brothers and other conservatives are provided in one place for readers to review […]

5/14 – Today’s Review of ALEC/Koch Cabal Related Articles and Material

5/14 – Today’s Review of ALEC/Koch Cabal Related Articles and Material

  Today’s stories, articles and material related to ALEC and the Koch funded conservative cabal. Click on headline link to read the full article(s)… Are Vouchers Dead? “When news broke Tuesday that the Louisiana Supreme Court struck down Louisiana’s voucher system, which uses public dollars to pay for low-income students to go to private schools, […]

Unreliable Sources: How the Media Help the Kochs and ExxonMobil Spread Climate Disinformation

Unreliable Sources: How the Media Help the Kochs and ExxonMobil Spread Climate Disinformation

From Huff Post by Elliott Negin A six part expose on the Koch’s and how they use the mainstream media as a means of spreading disinformation about climate change and global warming.  This important series begins with: Part 1: A Glaring Lapse in Climate and Energy Coverage “The NPR story featured a spokesman for a small Iowa wind […]

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 […]