Tag Archives: ALEC

John Oliver’s US prison rant hones in on (you guessed it!) @FLGovScott

   

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Uncertain about #NetNeutrality? Learn the truth in half an hour.

Towards the end of the video, it’s revealed that #NoSlowLane isn’t the biggest #NetNeutrality battle – many rural areas have no “lane” whatsoever, courtesy of their morally bankrupt state legislators and governors. See where some North Carolina kids have to … Continue reading

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Texas AG comes through for constituents.

Texas Attorney General Rebuffs ALEC’s Effort to Declare Itself Immune from Open Records Law Texas Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott has issued an Open Records Letter Ruling rejecting an effort by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to declare itself … Continue reading

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has no ground to stand on re Stand Your Ground

Florida sheriffs: Keep ‘Stand your ground’ as written | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com The Florida Sheriff’s Association is no longer neutral on the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, the new president of the association, … Continue reading

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Wendy Davis, pro-compassion; John Kasich, pro-crazy

6 Truly Unbelievable Ways Ohio Has Just Eviscerated Women’s Rights | Alternet The bill is in line with the extreme measures the GOP has been pushing around the country and that caught national attention in Texas. via 6 Truly Unbelievable … Continue reading

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5 Exciting Verdicts: Occupy Keeps Winning in Court | Care2 Causes

While Occupy might not be grabbing as many headlines as of late, many of the cases from previous years’ incidents are finally reaching their conclusions in court. The good news is that the outcomes are overwhelmingly in favor of the … Continue reading

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The mess that is the IRS … the NRA’s faux tax exemption

The Internal Revenue Service Oversight Board has one directive to follow … to collect taxes fairly. If the IRSOB was doing its job, only organizations that truly benefited the public at large would be tax exempt, which is not true … Continue reading

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ALEC Loses Ground in Election

The Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch reports that during the primary and general elections in the 2012 election cycle, and during recall elections held since 2010, 117 members of the American Legislative Exchange Council lost their seats. Arizona, … Continue reading

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Reagan official’s take on the so-called Fiscal Cliff/Grand Bargain

Former Reagan Official Blasts GOP: Dogmatic, Relies on Fantasy | Alternet “Let me point out something very important. Federal revenues today, right now, are about 15.8 percent of the GDP. That is way, way below the historical average. If we … Continue reading

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Tell ALEC Funders It’s Time to Cut Ties | The Center for Media and Democracy’s PR Watch

For the past year, the Center for Media and Democracy has worked to unmask the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) through its award winning ALEC Exposed project. We have convinced 41 global firms to stop underwriting ALEC’s extreme agenda. Now … Continue reading

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