ALEC Tag Archive

  • Scott Walker Is Back in the Saddle and Back to His Old ALEC Tricks

    We have gotten a preview of what happens in Wisconsin when Gov. Walker and his gang strip civil service protections away, and it has been a disaster.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 09/27/2015
  • Scott Walker: Back in the Saddle, Back to His Old ALEC Tricks

    We have gotten a preview of what happens in Wisconsin when Gov. Walker and his gang strip civil service protections away, and it has been a disaster.

    PRWatch, 09/26/2015
  • Unions, Liberal Groups Suggest ALEC Connection to Wis. Right-to-work Bill

    While union leaders focused their criticisms on ALEC, the liberal group One Wisconsin Now tied the right-to-work push to the conservative Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation.

    Capital Times, 02/24/2015
  • Following the Money Behind ‘right-to-work’

    The watchdog group One Wisconsin Now released research on the Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation, headed by Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign co-chair.

    Wisconsin Gazette, 02/24/2015
  • One Wisconsin Now Research Reveals Gov. Walker Campaign Co-Chair As Major Financier of Propaganda Campaign Paving Way for Wrong For Wisconsin Right to Work Law

    Once again we see Michael Grebe and his Bradley Foundation paving the way for Gov. Walker’s right-wing, Tea Party agenda with a massive propaganda campaign.

    One Wisconsin Now, 02/23/2015
  • Walker: Where Have We Heard That Before?

    In his first term in office Gov. Scott Walker signed at least nineteen bills or budget provisions into law that were drawn from corporate bill factory ALEC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 09/22/2014
  • Gov. Walker’s Administration Asks: ‘How Can We Love You More?’ Corporate Special Interest ALEC Provides Answers.

    Corporate funded ALEC has vociferously promoted an agenda to boost their bottom line at the expense of the rest of us.

    One Wisconsin Now, 01/21/2014
  • S Is for Shill

    This report exposes the web of right-wing funders advancing a radical school privatization agenda through the use of Wisconsin-based front groups, with special focus on the Bradley Foundation, headed by Scott Walker's campaign co-chair Michael Grebe.

    One Wisconsin Institute, 11/13/2013
  • 139 ALEC Bills in 2013 Promote a Private, For-Profit Education Model

    The Milwaukee-based Bradley Foundation is one of the top school privatization funders in the country, currently spending over $31 million over the past eleven years promoting “school choice” nationwide, according to One...

    PR Watch, 07/15/2013
  • Did ALEC Give Walker 3.4 Million for the Recall Election?

    In March 2012, One Wisconsin Now released a report showing Governor Scott Walker had spent more time out of the state of Wisconsin than in the state working for the citizens. One...

    Politiscoop, 05/27/2012
  • ALEC, Money in the Recalls, and the Castle Doctrine

    The second hour will start with Mike Browne from One Wisconsin Now. We will be talking about the money in the recall and our favorite think tank…ALEC.

    BlogTalkRadio, 04/12/2012
  • One Wisconsin Now Calls on State Senators With Taxpayer-Funded Memberships to Dump Affiliation With Right-Wing ALEC

    One Wisconsin Now sent letters today to 9 current Wisconsin State Senators asking them to revoke their membership in the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council.

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/09/2012
  • Major Corporations Cutting Ties With Right-Wing Organization, Will Wisconsin Legislators Follow Suit?

    MADISON, Wis. — Titans of corporate America Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Kraft Foods and Intuit have all recently announced they are severing their ties with the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC was...

    One Wisconsin Now, 04/08/2012
  • ALEC Accountability Act Introduced in Wisconsin

    Pocan believes that while ALEC is doing the work of a lobbyist, it is not complying with the reporting and registration requirements asked of all lobbyists. The bill would redefine “lobbying” to...

    PR Watch, 02/09/2012
  • ALEC Exposed

    What do you do when you simply cannot win an election? Clearly the solution is to form an organization that links notable conservative lawmakers and corporate power to tilt the odds in...

    Brandon Weathersby, 07/26/2011
  • Senate Republicans Make Taxpayers Finance Corporate ALEC Group

    Twelve current Wisconsin Republican state Senators have forced taxpayers to finance their private membership in the corporate special interest group ALEC.

    One Wisconsin Now, 05/08/2011
  • Wisconsin Senators Paying Corporate ALEC Membership With Tax Dollars

    We obtained documents showing that 12 current Republican members of the State Senate are forcing you to pay the cost for their private membership in ALEC.

    Scot Ross, 05/07/2011
  • Conservative Corporate Advocacy Group ALEC Behind Voter Disenfranchisement Efforts

    One of those four states is Indiana, and One Wisconsin Now, a progressive Wisconsin political organization, noted that, “The bill’s authors, Republican Rep. Jeff Stone and Sen. Joe Leibham, have modeled their...

    Campus Progress, 03/07/2011