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Charlie Howard is a Republican member of the State Assembly in Texas. He represents the 26th District and serves on the following committees: Agriculture and Livestock, Energy Resources and Rules and Resolutions.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
Howard is one of three Texas State Chairmans of the [American Legislative Exchange Council]] (ALEC) as of 2011.
ALEC is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that. Through ALEC, corporations hand state legislators their wishlists to benefit their bottom line. Corporations fund almost all of ALEC's operations. They pay for a seat on ALEC task forces where corporate lobbyists and special interest reps vote with elected officials to approve “model” bills. Learn more at the Center for Media and Democracy's ALECexposed.org, and check out breaking news on our PRWatch.org site.
Articles and resources
Related SourceWatch articles
- Texas House of Representatives. Representative Howard, Charlie. Government website. Accessed May 25, 2011.
- American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.
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