The names of hundreds of members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (“ALEC”), details of which are closely guarded by the group, are revealed in a document obtained by Documented through a public records request.
Andrew Wheeler, a coal lobbyist, is the nominee for deputy administrator at the EPA. His confirmation vote is expected on Wednesday.
This is a series of reports from guest contributor Alex Carlin about his observations from the 23rd annual “conference of the parties” (COP). All opinions expressed are his own. Please bookmark this page and check it for regular dispatches from the field about what's happening on the ground at these negotiations. --Editors
Though ALEC has an uneasy relationship with President Trump, they haven't hesitated in adopting his "drain the swamp" rhetoric when extolling their plans to amend the federal constitution, repeal workers' rights or gut social safety net programs.
ALEC, their funders and partners, are leading the effort to amend the U.S. Constitution to kneecap the federal government.
Steve Arnold, the Mayor of Fitchburg, Wisconsin, reports what he observed at the ALEC/ACCE "Summit" in Washington, DC, this month.
A mere 0.22 percent separates the candidates, and thousands of ballot machines recorded no presidential pick.
By Rep. Chris Taylor (D-WI)
Special report for CMD from Alex Carlin about his observations from the international climate conference in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Despite warnings of fraud, the U.S. Department of Education makes a new gift of nearly a quarter-billion dollars to charter schools.