ALEC is famous for using "small government" rhetoric to push its corporate-funded privatization agenda in state legislatures across the country. In a hypocritical twist, the corporate bill mill now wants city and county governments to subsidize the conferences of its new local offshoot.
Defense contractor Northrop Grumman has ended its relationship with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), thanks to shareholder engagement from the Fond du Lac, Wisconsin-based Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes.
The expansion of Enbridge's Line 61 pipeline through Dane County, Wisconsin "is on the front lines of our fight against climate change."
The Mall of America's response to Black Lives Matter protests highlight important questions about free speech in an era of privatized public spaces.
"We are not renewing membership in ALEC," eBay tweeted on the afternoon of December 18.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is taking up the Walker criminal probe, but faces questions of judicial ethics.
"When large corporations controlled by billionaires are given lavish taxpayer subsidies, the rest of us get stuck footing more of the bill"
"What can Brown do for you?" UPS is one of only nine funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council's annual winter meeting listed on its brochure this year.
Residents of Maui County voted to ban the growing of GMO crops on the islands of Maui, Lanai, and Molokai. Monsanto and Dow have sued the county to stop the people's law.
Leaked documents expose a plan by Edelman for TransCanada to launch an "aggressive" American-style PR campaign to get controversial tar sands oil to refineries in eastern Canada for export.