Before Annual ALEC Conference, New Report Exposes Secretive Group’s Political Influence in Colorado
July 12, 2017
Just days before the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) annual meeting in Denver, Colorado Common Cause and the Common Cause Education Fund released a new report uncovering the recent influence of the secretive special interest lobbying group in the Colorado legislature.
Nevada Rescinds Dangerous Article V Convention Call
May 9, 2017
The Nevada legislature moved today to protect every American’s fundamental rights by rescinding the state’s previous calls for an Article V constitutional convention.
More than 200 organizations oppose calls for new constitutional convention, warn of dangers
April 14, 2017
Today 230 national, state, and local groups are releasing a letter in opposition to calls to convene a new constitutional convention.
New Mexico Legislature Rescinds Call for Dangerous Constitutional Convention in the Face of Nationwide Special Interests Push
March 15, 2017
Today the New Mexico Legislature rescinded its call for an Article V constitutional convention that was originally passed in the 1979. The state lawmakers recognized the threat of a “runaway convention” which could result in major changes to the U.S. Constitution and its protections in a process bankrolled by special interests.
WATCH: ALEC's Illegal Lobbying Scheme
October 12, 2016
See how ALEC helped Exxon lobby for anti-environmental legislation and deny climate science