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Jason Allen

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Jason Allen is a former Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, having served from 2002-2011 as the Majority Whip.[1]He was also the 2010 state co-chairman of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) for Michigan.[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. Jason Allen, Official Profile, FreedomSpeaks.com, Accessed July 9, 2011.
  2. Ghostwriting the Law for Corporate America, American Association for Justice, May 2010, Accessed July 9, 2011, p. 18.
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