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Money & Influence 08.12.2019

ALEC in Texas: Undercovering the Influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in the Texas Legislature

The report reveals which members of the Texas legislature have ties to ALEC and which recent state bills can be traced back to the organization. Additionally, the report documents how ALEC abuses its public charity status with the IRS, effectively making its corporate donors eligible for tax breaks for its funding of ALEC.

Protest ALEC Gala at Trump International Hotel Tonight

Join Common Cause and our allies tonight outside of the Trump International Hotel when ALEC's corporate lobbyists will be strolling into the gala. Please sign up to attend at the links below and urge others to come by sharing on your social media networks.

Money & Influence 08.26.2018

Coalition Letters to ALEC Corporate Funders

Common Cause has been one of the leading advocacy organizations calling on corporations to cut ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Money & Influence 08.6.2018

Before Annual ALEC Conference, New Report Exposes Secretive Group’s Political Influence in Louisiana

Just days before the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) annual meeting in New Orleans, Common Cause released a new report uncovering the recent influence of the secretive special interest lobbying group in the Louisiana legislature.

Money & Influence 08.6.2018

ALEC in Louisiana: Undercovering the Influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in the Louisiana Legislature

The report reveals which members of the Louisiana legislature have ties to ALEC and which recent state bills can be traced back to the organization. Additionally, the report documents how ALEC abuses its public charity status with the IRS, effectively making its corporate donors eligible for tax breaks for its funding of ALEC.

Money & Influence 07.12.2018

ExxonMobil Quits ALEC Over Climate Change Disagreement

ExxonMobil became the latest company to announce it is cutting ties with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive corporate lobbying group. According to a report by Bloomberg News, the oil giant is leaving the organization due to disagreements over climate change policy.

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