The $152 million represents a 27% increase over the $120 million CMD calculated the network brought in almost three years ago.
Here are Five of ALEC’s Most Far-Right Members
The Center for Media and Democracy revealed on August 3 that 224 ALEC-affiliated legislators belong to far-right Facebook groups, based on “Breaching the Mainstream,” a report by the Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights. Five ALEC lawmakers were profiled in the report and are republished with permission.
Emails Reveal South Carolina AG Alan Wilson’s Pay-to-Play Activities for National Group
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson, who has faced long-running controversy over his role in impeding an investigation into State House corruption, has been an active participant in the Republican Attorneys General Association’s pay-to-play operation.
More than 200 ALEC Politicians Participate in Far-Right Facebook Groups
At least 224 state lawmakers affiliated with the American Legislative Exchange Council are enrolled in one or more far-right Facebook group.
Financial Firm Cashes in on the Anti-Woke Crusade
An anti-woke entrepreneur is attempting to profit from right-wing aggression towards investment firms that take a stand on environmental and social issues.
Voters Have No Role to Play in the Right’s Vision of a Constitutional Convention
CMD releases “Convention of State Politicians,” a new report documenting how a constitutional convention would give hand-picked GOP delegates supermajority control over any proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
ALEC Honors Election Denier Facing a DOJ Subpoena in Fake Electors Scheme – Its National Chair
ALEC’s chair, Arizona Senate Majority Leader Karen Fann, is still calling for decertification of the 2020 presidential election and faces a subpoena from the DOJ in its Jan. 6 criminal probe.
Abandoning Free Market and Liberty Principles, ALEC Takes on “Woke Capitalism,” Bodily Autonomy, and More at Its Annual Meeting
The ALEC faithful descend on Atlanta this week to take on “woke capitalism,” women’s right to abortion, voting rights, China, Big Tech, the administrative state, and more.
ALEC Opposes Roe, Teams up with Anti-Abortion Extremists
The American Legislative Exchange Council has taken a clear position in favor of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, and has teamed up with the political arm of the extremist anti-abortion movement to coach its legislative members on how to campaign on the issue.
Right-Wing Groups Fail to Block Workers’ Rights Amendment in Illinois
An Illinois Circuit Court judge has rejected the efforts of the right-wing Liberty Justice Center to prevent voters from having their say on a constitutional amendment to protect workers’ rights in November.