Tag Archives: ALEC

Florida’s electric companies shareholders should sue them

In Sunshine State, Big Energy Blocks Solar Power | Florida Center for Investigative Reporting With little support in Tallahassee, a coalition of conservative and liberal groups hopes to make Florida friendlier to rooftop solar energy with a 2016 ballot initiative. … Continue reading

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Change the world – fight ALEC

Living Wage Mandate Preemption Act – ALEC – American Legislative Exchange Council Living Wage Mandate Preemption Act Summary The Living Wage Mandate Preemption Act repeals any local “living wage” mandates, ordinances or laws enacted by political subdivisions of the state. … Continue reading

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#DroneOnTheFarm … criminalizing journalism

This Journalist is Launching Drones to Expose Factory Farm Abuse | Interview with Will Potter

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SiX hires Sean Hinga to promote progressive state legislation

  State Innovation Exchange (SiX) Hires Veteran Grassroots Union Organizer as National Political Director Sean Hinga joins fast-growing organization dedicated to moving progressive agenda in the states The State Innovation Exchange (SiX), a new organization devoted to promoting and advancing … Continue reading

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What you don’t know about @ALEC_states’ #ALECSNPS can hurt you. Media not invited.

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John Oliver: what mainstream media won’t say about @ALEC_states

John Oliver hilariously slams ALEC  

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Charter schools helped murder Motown, and they’re not done yet.

The Con Artistry of Charter Schools – In These Times “The troubled Hartford charter school operator FUSE was dealt another blow Friday when FBI agents served it with subpoenas to a grand jury that is examining the group’s operations. When two Courant … Continue reading

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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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