Tag: american legislative exchange council

ALEC likely to be influential in Utah’s legislative session

It’s not often that coverage of the American Legislative Exchange Council makes it into the local news, even though many of Utah’s state legislators are members of the secretive lobbying organization. But after the Guardian broke a story about what is often called ALEC, the little known organization made it into one of Paul Rolly’s

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Billboards Warn Utahns “ALEC Is Coming”

  For most Utahns, and Americans in general, the name “Alec” brings a Baldwin to mind, but for a growing number of activists, the name is a reference to a shadow government, one that hooks politicians up with deep-pocketed corporate interests. A new billboard campaign is looking to encourage Utahns to find out more about

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Better UTAH Launches Statewide ALEC Billboard Campaign

For Immediate Release: Monday, June 25, 2012 Better Utah Launches ALEC Billboard Campaign _________________________________________________________________________ Salt Lake City – Prior to next month’s conference of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in Salt Lake City, the Alliance for a Better UTAH has launched a statewide billboard campaign designed to educate the public on the realities of

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Group Says ALEC Shutting Down Dissent

By Robert Gehrke: The Alliance for a Better UTAH is accusing the American Legislative Exchange Council of using its clout to silence dissent at its upcoming annual conference in Salt Lake City. The alliance sought to rent space in the Little America Hotel, where it could host speakers and information about ALEC’s influence on state

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RELEASE: ALEC forbids Little America Hotel to rent space to Better UTAH

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 7, 2012 ALEC forbids Little America hotel to rent space to Better UTAH _________________________________________________________________________ The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) will hold their annual conference in Salt Lake City this July. The ALEC conference will be held at the Grand America Hotel and will also use space at the Little

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