American Legislative Exchange Council

ALEC: Now Coming To A City Or Town Government Near You
Hey, at least it will be more convenient to protest! Read more...
Revealed: ALEC Security Apparatus Partners With Local Police To Intimidate Media
Transparency is ALEC's poison, society's antidote Read more...
New internal documents obtained by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) reveal new methods that fossil fuel companies, agrochemical interests and corporate lobbying groups will influence certain state policies in the coming months through the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC. Read more...
Hundreds Protest ALEC's Conservative Agenda In Chicago
Activists rally against forty years of 'legislative-corporate collusion' as new report documents assault on democracy and progress Read more...
Aug 7-9: Three Days Of Action To Shut Down ALEC In Chicago
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) will be meeting in Chicago on August 7-9 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel. ALEC connects corporate lobbyists with legislators behind closed doors to write "model legislation". This Legislation is then put on the floor of state legislatures across the country, without indication that it is an ALEC model bill. Put simply, corporations are writing state laws. That type of concerted effort in favor of profit between business interests and the state is NOT acceptable. ALEC's model bills include Right to Work (for less) laws, "Ag-gag" bills which brand environmental and animal rights activists "terrorists", Arizona's racial profiling law (SB1070), Wisconsin legislature's attack on public-sector collective bargaining, and so many others. Read more...

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ALEC created the Stand Your Ground Law that allowed George Zimmerman to kill an unarmed, innocent black teenager and be acquitted in a court of law by a jury of his peers. The verdict is a travesty. But it's a travesty that goes much deeper than a courtroom in Sanford, Florida. Read more...
A national consortium of state politicians and powerful corporations, ALEC presents itself as a “nonpartisan public-private partnership”. But behind that mantra lies a vast network of corporate lobbying and political action aimed to increase corporate profits at public expense without public knowledge. Read more...
ALEC called in the conservative bloggers first, now launches website to defend their reputation. The American Legislative Exchange Council launched a new website to defend themselves against progressives who are spreading the truth about the Read more...
After Gov. Scott Walker appeared on CBS's Face the Nation, touting the voters looking for someone who's going to lead and "make touch decisions" as the reason he survived his recall election, the AFL-CIO's Richard Trumka pointed out that what Walker Read more...
Listen to the ad Activist organization Color of Change launched a campaign to get pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson to end its sponsorship of conservative group the American Legislative Exchange Council, which has seen a outflow of Read more...