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ALEC’s Anti-Environment Agenda

Mark Hefflinger
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The Stand Up to ALEC campaign this week focuses on the anti-environment, anti-renewable energy, climate change-denying agenda of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Below is a report on ALEC’s efforts to undermine efforts to combat climate change and protect our environment, prepared with input from The Center for Media and Democracy, DeSmog Blog, The […]
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ALEC Mondays: Nebraska State Sen. Jeremy Nordquist on Why He Left ALEC

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Today is the first day in a new campaign called “ALEC Mondays,” where each Monday we and many state and national groups will highlight a different one of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s efforts to push its corporate backers’ wishes in our state legislatures. January 27th is focused on income inequality and wages, and countering […]
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Stand Up to ALEC

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Today is the National Day of Action against ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council), and we need your help. ALEC has been described as a “crypto-lobbying outfit,” a “corporate dating service,” and “the most influential corporate funded political force most Americans have never heard of.” From Stand Your Ground to ‘Right to Work’, ALEC has been […]
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New Reports Expose Right-Wing Pressure Groups Masquerading As Think Tanks

Mark Hefflinger
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Twelve new reports released this week expose the State Policy Network (SPN), an $83 million web of right-wing “think tanks” in every state across the country, including The Platte Institute in Nebraska. New Reports Expose Right-Wing Pressure Groups Masquerading As Think Tanks In States Across The Country  Center for Media and Democracy and Progress Now […]
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ALEC vs. Clean Energy

Mark Hefflinger
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  Released on Nov. 1, 2013 by ProgressNow and partners including The Sierra Club, Greenpeace and the Center for Media and Democracy, this report seeks to analyze the effect of ALEC’s energy policies in selected states and to shed light on the conflicts of interest, coordinated efforts, and simply bad policy ALEC disseminates.   ALEC […]
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