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  • October 7, 2014

    Now that numerous tech companies — such as Microsoft, Google and Facebook — have cut ties to the lobbying group, the pressure is on those that remain. Continue reading

  • August 4, 2014 | Democracy & Government

    Much of ALEC’s agenda for its latest meeting returned to a focus on promoting the extraction and production of fossil fuels while putting up roadblocks for renewable energy initiatives where it can. Continue reading

  • August 13, 2013 | Blog

    Health insurance industry whistleblower Wendell Potter exposes efforts by the American Legislative Exchange Council to undermine the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading

  • June 21, 2013 | Moyers & Company

    Get updated on the secretive scheme to remake America by changing its laws, one state house at a time. Continue reading

  • June 14, 2013 | Blog

    Despite its expressed commitment to transparency, the controversial organization appears to have undertaken efforts to stop its documents from falling into outside hands. Continue reading

  • June 6, 2013

    ALEC’s annual report ranks U.S. states according to their “economic outlook,” but ideology is what gets a state to the top — or the bottom — of the rankings. Continue reading

  • April 23, 2013 | Eye on ALEC

    Several recent reports on the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, reveal more about the funding of the meetings between state legislators and corporate lobbyists — and what’s on the agenda. Continue reading

  • November 30, 2012 | Blog

    Although members of the American Legislative Exchange Council lost seats in recent elections, it’s still not known how many newly elected state legislators will join the group. Continue reading

  • November 30, 2012 | Moyers & Company

    Revealing the hidden world of ALEC — corporations and state legislators colluding to write laws and remake America, one statehouse at a time. Continue reading

  • September 28, 2012 | Moyers & Company
    Learn more about the American Legislative Exchange Council in this handy FAQ.