American Legislative Exchange Council lawmakers are hoping to copy and paste the controversial Arizona “audit” of the 2020 November presidential election just like they do model legislation from the corporate bill mill.
The foundation of white nationalist hate group VDARE took in $4.3 million in 2019, over eight times more than the year before, according to tax records obtained by CMD and shared with Hatewatch.
The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer did not renew its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council in 2021.
Five of ALEC’s major corporate members are among the largest corporate tax dodgers in America and paid no federal taxes last year. One received a tax rebate.
The right-wing website took in $800,000 in 2019, some of it from extremist megadonors.
The American Legislative Exchange Council's annual economic survey gives top rankings to states that roll out the red carpet for corporations, not those with better wealth equality, more insured residents, or decent labor rights.
ALEC’s national board treasurer, Arizona Senate President Karen Fann, leads the charge on the highly controversial Maricopa County ballot audit widely denounced by election officials from both parties.
The Center for Media and Democracy released a new report today, "Using Unions to Carry Big Oil's Water," detailing how the fossil fuel industry and the American Legislative Exchange Council cynically use unions to win Democratic support for legislation that criminalizes and chills environmental protests under the guise of "worker safety."
AFP is targeting Democrats in swing districts, foreshadowing attack ads its super PAC will likely run next year.
The Center for Media and Democracy spoke with People For the American Way President Ben Jealous about poll watching's racist history and current resurgence.