The American Legislative Exchange Council: Who Really Writes Our State Laws? Democratic Perspective co-hosts Steve Williamson and Mike Cosentino take on ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a group funded by conservative business-oriented special interests, which writes and recommends model bills for state legislators. Guess whose interests these custom-written bills favor, and what ALEC promises to legislators who take them back to their states and get their legislatures to pass them into law without any pesky amendments, as many have? No, come on — I’m SURE you can guess.
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