Patti Anne Lodge

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Patti Anne Lodge is a Republican member of the Idaho State Senate. She currently serves on the following committees: Health and Welfare (Chair), Judiciary and Rules and Legislative Council.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Lodge is the Idaho 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. "Pattie Anne Lodge." Be A Voter. BeAVoter.com. Accessed July 11, 2011.
  2. State Chairmen "State Chairmen." American Legislative Exchange Council. Accessed July 11, 2011.
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