ALEC

Robert Faturechi, Pro Publica
The Capitol in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Republicans have a two-thirds majority in the Pennsylvania Senate and can override vetoes by the state's Democratic governor. (Photo: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images)
Shortly after the November election, with the nation’s political attention focused on the Trump transition, an influential advocacy group met outside Washington to discuss how to leverage the extraordinary shift of power to Republicans in the rest of the country. The American Legislative Exchange Council — a nonprofit better known as ALEC —...
Nick Surgey, PR Watch
ExxonMobil , facing multiple state investigations connected to its funding of...
Jessica Mason
Efforts to gut the federal False Claims Act backed by the U.S. Chamber of...

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...