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117 ALEC Members Voted Out in 2012

by Rebekah Wilce — November 20, 2012 – for CMD (Center for Media and Democracy) – Project: ALEC Exposed

In primary and general elections in 2012 and recall elections in 2011 and 2012, a total of 117 members and alumni of the American Legislative Exchange Council [5] (ALEC) were voted out of office, according to research and analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), ColorOfChange, and others. More →

ColorOfChange Applauds Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Decision to End its Membership in ALEC

Reed Elsevier, American Traffic Solutions and Arizona Public Service have also cut ties with right-wing groups in recent days

April 17, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Timothy K. Rusch
tim@fitzgibbonmedia.com

New York, NY – The following is a statement from ColorOfChange.org Executive Director Rashad Robinson:

“This week I spoke with an executive at Blue Cross Blue Shield who told me that the company did not renew its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council this year, and we followed up with the company to confirm they are no longer a member of ALEC. We applaud BCBS for ending its relationship with this shadowy DC organization that would rather have our law makers work for corporations than the people.

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