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Michelle Litjens

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Michelle Litjens is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 56th District. She was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. She is a member of Wisconsin Right to Life, and the National Rifle Association. [1]

Litjens chose not to run for reelection in 2012. Republican Dave Murphy won the election to fill her seat on November 6, 2012.

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Litjens is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and is an alternate on ALEC's Health and Human Services Task Force. In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rep. Litjens co-authored 7 bills that reflect ALEC models, according to an analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy. 

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.

References

  1. Michelle Litjens A Small Business Leader For a Better Wisconsin, [1], accessed December 21, 2011
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