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Michael Lamoureux

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Michael Lamoureux is a Republican member of the Arkansas State Senate. He is a member of the following committees: JBC-Personnel (Chair); ALC - Personnel (Chair); Revenue and Tax - Senate (Vice Chair); Arkansas Legislative Council (ALC); Joint Budget Committee, ALC - Charitable, Penal and Correctional Institutions, ALC - Administrative Rules and Regulations, ALC - Litigation Reports Oversight Subcommittee, City, Council and Local Affairs Committee - Senate, Energy - Joint, Legislative Facilities and Senate Efficiency.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Lamoureux is also a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and is the ALEC State Chairman for Arkansas, as well as on the ALEC Board of Directors, as of July 2011.[2][3] He received ALEC's State Legislator of the Year Award in 2014.[4]

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. Michael Lamoureux, Arkansas State Senate, ArkLeg.State.AR.US, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  2. Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  3. State Chairmen, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.
  4. American Legislative Exchange Council, Sen. Michael Lamoureux Awarded Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Exchange Council, organizational press release, July 31, 2014.
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