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View Diary: ALEC's trouble continues as Visa leaves (49 comments)

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  •  Outing the legislators? (6+ / 0-)

    In addition to pressuring the corporate sponsors, the other avenue of pressure is against state legislators who belong to ALEC. Here in Democratic-dominated RI, we discovered that not only were a lot of the leadership members of ALEC, but the membership fees and travel to conferences were being paid out of taxpayer dollars. I don't know if that's been stopped now, but the publicity about it was clearly embarrassing to people who tout their liberal or even moderate credentials.

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