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Wendell-Potter
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

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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

Wisconsin State Capitol at night. (Darin ten Bruggencate/Wikimedia Commons)
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

Protestors to Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate collective bargaining rights for many state workers listen in the rotunda at the State Capitol in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011, to testimony during a Joint Finance Committee meeting . (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
June 6, 2013 | Blog

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

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Chamber. (AP Photo/Kalim A. Bhatti)
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

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Chamber. (AP Photo/Kalim A. Bhatti)
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

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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

Bush administration Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Leavitt addresses members of the American Legislative Exchange Council in Seattle. Behind Leavitt is a sign for the morning's sponsor, ExxonMobil. July 2004. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
September 28, 2012
Learn more about the American Legislative Exchange Council in this handy FAQ.
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September 28, 2012

How the private sector and state politicians are teaming up to enact laws that increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. Continue reading

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September 27, 2012

Watch preview videos from this week’s show, exposing the little-known, but strongly-felt influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council. Continue reading

Bill Moyers and Jerry Falwell
August 31, 2012
Watch classic clips from Bill's past reporting on the influence of conservative Christians in American Politics
alec
July 27, 2012 | Blog

In this Mark Fiore creation, “ALEC” explains the ways corporations and politicians collude to create self-serving laws. Continue reading