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Fred Steen

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Fred F. Steen is a Republican member of the State Assembly in North Carolina. He represents the 76th District and is a member of the following committees: Appropriations; Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation; Banking; Commerce and Job Development (Vice-Chairman); Commerce and Job Development Subcommittee on Alcoholic Beverage Control; Health and Human Services; Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Mental Health; Insurance; Public Utilities (Chairman).[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Steen is the North Carolina State Chairman of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of 2011.[2]

About ALEC
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.


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  1. North Carolina General Assembly. Representative Fred F. Steen. Government website. Accessed May 25, 2011.
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.
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