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How Iowa Taxes Promote The Agenda Of Out-Of-State Corporations

Will Legislators Represent ALEC or Iowa? ProgressIowa As new and returning state legislators were sworn in today, Progress Iowa asked them to opt-out of joining the American Legislative Exchange Council, also known as ALEC. In a letter sent to all … Continue reading

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Time For Iowa To Quit Giving Free Stuff To Corporate Lobbyists

Citizens for a Healthy Iowa and Progress Iowa launch SayNoToALEC.com, demand legislators end taxpayer-funded ALEC memberships DES MOINES — Citizens for a Healthy Iowa and Progress Iowa launched SayNoToALEC.com, a petition demanding state legislators end their taxpayer-funded membership in the … Continue reading

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Why Are Corporate Members Of ALEC Writing Iowa’s Laws?

Iowa Move To Amend along with Blog for Iowa, Progress Iowa, Sierra Club, Physicians for Social Responsibility and others co-sponsored an appearance by Lisa Graves in Cedar Rapids on Sunday, July 15th at the Electrical Union Hall 1211 Wiley Blvd. … Continue reading

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Iowa Legislators With ALEC Ties

Iowa Legislators with ALEC Ties Governor Terry Branstad (Iowa), identified by ALEC as involved in its formative years  http://www.alec.org/about-alec/history/ House of Representatives Rep. Richard T. Anderson (R-97), International Relations Task Force Member Rep. Richard Arnold (R-72), Energy, Environment and Agriculture … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa Launches Iowa Anti-ALEC Campaign

[Note from BFIA:  This just in from Dave Bradley – ALEC continues to slowly come apart:  http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2012/04/17/465775/alec-retreat-non-economic-issues/   There was a brief discussion of ALEC on River-to-River yesterday. Slowly they are being exposed to light and it is killing them.] Progress … Continue reading

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