Big Tobacco, Big Oil, and Big Pharma sponsors ALEC’s Annual Conference At San Diego Resort
July 24, 2015
The first night at ALEC’s conference I was quietly sitting at the hotel bar. One legislator handed a whisky to another legislator and I heard him say “don’t thank me, thank Pfizer.” When I asked the legislator if Pfizer just paid for his drink, he denied it.
Groups Urge Shell To Cut Ties With ALEC
June 10, 2015
In a letter sent yesterday, 19 international investors called on Shell, one of the world's largest oil companies, to leave the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a lobbying group composed of state legislators and corporate representatives.
ALEC Runs For Cover
June 1, 2015
A few weeks ago, NBC11, a local TV station in Atlanta, went undercover at the a conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive corporate lobbying group.
ALEC Losing Clout, Legitimacy Amid Ongoing Controversy and Tax Fraud
May 20, 2015
Amid an exodus of more than 100 corporations from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Common Cause and the Center for Media and Democracy sent federal authorities new evidence last week, that ALEC is a corporate lobby masquerading as a charity at the expense of taxpayers and voters.
Allergan Latest Company to Leave ALEC as Pressure Builds on Pfizer
May 14, 2015
Another major corporation has decided to leave the controversial corporate lobbying group the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), Common Cause has learned.