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Yelp, Another Internet Mainstay, Leaves ALEC

Internet powerhouse Yelp, which specializes in helping consumers find products and services in their communities, confirmed Wednesday that it has found its way out of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Common Cause and More Than 50 Other Groups Call on Google to Quit the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

Common Cause and 54 other organizations joined Wednesday in asking Google to drop its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a secretive corporate lobbying group.

Money & Influence 08.25.2014

Common Cause New Mexico Calls on Attorney General to Investigate ALEC Compliance with State Tax and Lobbying Laws

On the heels of filing a whistleblower complaint with the IRS charging abuse of federal tax laws, Common Cause New Mexico today asked Attorney General Gary King to look into the tax status of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in New Mexico.

Corporate Lobby Sets Its Sights on Your Garbage Man

The American Legislative Exchange Council, a corporate-funded nonprofit that promotes a free-market agenda through state legislatures, has spawned an offshoot to press its case through local governments.

01.30.2014

Corporate Slush Fund Pays for State Lawmakers' Junkets

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