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Bills to basically block climate change agreements, those were ALEC bills. I didn’t know how incredibly extensive and deep and far-reaching this effort to rework our laws was. You know, you get there and you're being wined and dined by corporate interests, I can go down there, And be wined and dined for days in order to hear about their special legislation.
She was amazed by its contents: a treasure trove of actual ALEC model bills.But the private sector engagement in partnership in ALEC is really what I think makes it the organization that it is.BILL MOYERS: Have heard the name ALEC in the news lately.Caught in the glare of the national spotlight, ALEC tried to change the subject.KAITLYN BUSS: You know, I think the entire debate needs to be reframed, and really what ALEC is, is a bipartisan association of state legislators -- we have legislators of all political stripes coming together to talk about the most critical issues facing the states […] and trying to come up with the best solutions to face some of the problems that we’re having. LISA GRAVES: In the spring I got a call from a person who said that all of the ALEC bills were available and was I interested in looking at them. BILL MOYERS Lisa Graves, a former Justice Department attorney, runs the center for media and democracy, a nonprofit investigative reporting group in Madison, Wisconsin.
CHRIS MATTHEWS: The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC for short.