ALEC Loses Two Big Names In Clean Power Over Opposition To Renewable Energy Standards

From ThinkProgress Wed Jan 30 2013, 19:25:08

The American Legislative Exchange Council is a "stealth business lobbyist," according to the New York Times. It has been bleeding corporate and business members over the last year due to controversial legislation it has promoted on issues ranging from voter suppression to minimum wage laws. ALEC often acts as a kind of factory for template [...]

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