An insider's account of what goes on behind closed doors at ALEC.
At the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) 2015 annual meeting in San Diego, California, dirty energy companies and their supporters--including ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Duke Energy--continue to dominate the funding of activities, according to a list of conference sponsors obtained jointly by the Center for Media and Democracy and Greenpeace.
ALEC's local government offshoot is pushing local policies to lower wages.
ALEC has decided to drop the pretense: school vouchers are not about helping poor, at-risk or minority kids.
ALEC descends on San Diego for its annual meeting of lobbyists and legislators. Mayor Faulconer will be there to greet them.
Scott Walker, Ted Cruz and other presidential candidates will address ALEC's annual meeting this week.
This year, ALEC has continued to wreak havoc in states across the country despite an exodus of high-profile corporate members, including BP, Google, and several high-tech firms.
On the same day that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker announced his run for president, the Wisconsin GOP wants to bury his record and gut Wisconsin's open records law.
Scott Walker is taking heat for claiming that supporting equal pay for women "pit[s] one group of Americans versus another." In Jamelle Bouie's view, "If any candidate could run a rigid campaign of polarization—aimed at winning as many white voters as possible—it’s Walker."
Paul Ryan has been working feverishly this week to secure support for Trade Promotional Authority, under which Congress would grant to President Obama so-called “fast-track” authority.