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Cleveland's minimum wage hike just failed — thanks to lobbyists and Gov. John Kasich

In Ohio, you can't screw animals — only workers.

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ALEC's New Report Proves What We Knew All Along — Right-Wing Economics Is a Fraud

ALEC and Arthur Laffer released the Rich State, Poor State rankings last week, and unsurprisingly, states with low minimum wage, little or no union presence, and rock-bottom taxes top the list.
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3 States Are Pushing a Bill to Require Teaching Climate Change Denial in Schools

So far this year, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arizona have all introduced similar legislative efforts to "balance" the teaching of climate science in schools. What makes them so similar?
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Michigan Right to Work Law Was the Brainchild of ALEC, The Most Dangerous Group in Politics

In 2012, the state of Michigan became ALEC's testing ground. Legislators no longer represent the people. And, North Carolina could be next.
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Won't Back Down Movie: New Film Pushes Faulty ALEC Parent Trigger Laws to Fix US Schools

The film's distortion of the facts prompts an examination of its funders and a closer look at those promoting Parent Trigger as a cure for what ails the US education system.
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ALEC is Secretly Collaborating With Foreign Countries to Promote Bills in Congress

ALEC is working with 17 representatives of 7 foreign countries, against the protocol of the State Department, and must be held accountable.

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Labor Day Weekend 2012 Should be Repealed and Replaced With Corporation Day Weekend

Let's get over it, though. There is no Labor Movement to honor with a Federal holiday any longer. ALEC and the right have won.
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ALEC Has Now Lost 32 Members, As EnergySolutions Drops the Organization

Corporations that have publicly cut ties to ALEC in recent weeks include Express Scripts/Medco, Best Buy, Hewlett-Packard, Wal-Mart, and Amazon.
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Amazon Declines to Renew its Membership With ALEC

Amazon has decided not to renew its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council.
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ALEC Loses Another Partner: National Board For Professional Teaching Standards Cuts Ties

The national certifying body for teachers in the U.S., participated in ALEC's Education Task Force until April.
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For-Profit Education Firm Kaplan is 14th Company to Dump ALEC

Kaplan is the 14th corporation to announce publicly that it has declined to renew its ALEC membership.

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ALEC Wages War on EPA, Pushes Coal Ash Regulation Through the House

The House passes an ALEC-inspired Coal Ash regulation which would pre-empt the EPA's own regulations.
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Former ALEC Supporters Now Find Connection Toxic

With thousands of consumers expressing their concerns about ALEC to corporations across America, even former supporters of ALEC are feeling the heat, and some are rushing to distance themselves.
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ALEC Sends Out an SOS to Andrew Breitbart Bloggers

ALEC has announced it is disbanding its "Public Safety and Elections Task Force" after 30 years, after weeks of pressure from the Center for Media and Democracy.
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ALEC is a Shadowy Organization Which Promotes Corporate Interests and Harms Democracy

ALEC’s mission of promoting limited government is deeply misleading. In reality, it promotes privatizing government and allowing corporations to profit from taxpayers’ dollars.
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ALEC Dropped by Kraft, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Intuit In Response to the Trayvon Martin Case

Many different companies have jumped off of the ALEC ship, including the food stuffs behemoth, Kraft, in response to its part in the "Stand Your Ground Law."

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Intuit Drops Out of ALEC; Joins Coke, Kraft, Pepsi, while Koch and Walmart Stand Ground

A stampede seems to be on the way as more and more groups break ties and dump ALEC. Intuit, Inc. (maker of Quicken and QuickBooks accounting software) decided not to renew its membership.
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George Zimmerman has every right to use ALEC inspired 'Stand Your Ground' defense

Just because someone attempts to justify their actions by using a law doesn't mean it's a bad law.
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Best of 2011: Corporations Have Stranglehold On U.S. Politics, Especially the Group ALEC

The American Legislative Exchange Council, an organization led by corporate America, helps to drown out the voice of average Americans in politics.