ALEC

Jessica Mason
Efforts to gut the federal False Claims Act backed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce got a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday. The federal push builds on previous back-door Chamber efforts through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to discourage states from pursuing fraud claims. The False Claims Act (FCA) allows the government to...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Exposing how far corporate polluters will go to undermine state climate and...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Under the radar of corporate media and general public, a "dangerous proposal"...

Further

Good news, a bit. When the fossil-fuel-and-Koch-Brother-funded ALEC meets in Chicago this week, they'll have some explainin' to do to their corporate lackeys: Despite declaring their #1 priority the repeal or rollback of states' clean energy standards via the usual slimy disinformation campaign - like the model legislation ingenuously dubbed the "Electricity Freedom Act" - they failed in every state they hit. Alas, they're still at it. More on what they tried to do, how it failed, and what...