Yesterday the Madison-based Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) released a new report that details the exclusive network of corporate lobbyists and special interest groups that exert influence over the Wisconsin legislature through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). “This report reveals details of the extraordinary influence of ALEC and its agenda on the Wisconsin [...]
When it rains, it pours… All over ALEC!
This submission is made pursuant to the whistleblower provisions of 26 U.S.C. 7623 et seq. (the “Tax Whistleblower Act”). This matter concerns the massive underreporting of lobbying by the American Legislative Exchange Council (“ALEC”). While ostensibly a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, [...]
ALEC, the extreme right wing shadow group, that has been writing legislation for republican officials all over the country, has had a very interesting week. First they have been losing sponsors in a rate not seen, since Rush Limbaugh called all women "sluts". (A current short list of companies that have pulled funding from Alec [...]