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Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Ind. Law - "ALEC facing funding crisis from donor exodus in wake of Trayvon Martin row"

Updating many earlier ILB entries on the lobby group ALEC, The Guardian reported yesterday in a lengthy story complete with a number of documents that begins:

An influential US lobbying network of Republican politicians and big businesses is seeking to avert a looming funding crisis by appealing to major donors that have abandoned it over the past two years following criticism of its policy on gun laws.

The Guardian has learned that the American Legislative Exchange Council (Alec), which shapes and promotes legislation at state level across the US, has identified more than 40 lapsed corporate members it wants to attract back into the fold under a scheme referred to in its documents as the "Prodigal Son Project".

Posted by Marcia Oddi on December 4, 2013 09:34 AM
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