Gary MacLaren

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Gary MacLaren is a Republican member of the State Assembly in Montana. He represents the 89th District and serves on the following committees: Federal Relations, Energy and Telecommunications, Legislative Administration, Local Government (Vice Chair) and State Administration.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

MacLaren is the Montana 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. Montana Legislature. Montana Lesgislature: Sessions. Government website. Accessed July 19, 2011.
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.
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