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Corporations identified as being involved with the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) since CMD's ALEC Exposed project launched in 2011 -- reliant upon the most recently available documentation or communication -- appear in BOLD below. All connections are footnoted.

Note that for corporations not in bold, either the corporation has stated that it is no longer involved or documentation on involvement with ALEC is less recent.

You can add to these lists if you cite your source.

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.

Corporate Board

For a more complete list of current and former ALEC formerly "Private Enterprise" Advisory Council (formerly "Private Enterprise" Board of Directors) members, see the "Private Enterprise" Board of Directors list. Advisory council corporations have included (members as of June 2014 in bold):[1][2][3]

For-Profit Corporations

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  • QEP Resources ("natural gas and oil exploration and production company"[265]), "Director" level sponsor of 2011 ALEC Annual Conference[30] ($10,000 in 2010)[31]
  • Quaker Oats Co.[20] (now part of PepsiCo, a former ALEC member)

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  • Zions Bank, Member of ALEC Utah Host Committee for 2012 annual meeting[60] and “Vice Chairman” level sponsor of the 2012 ALEC Annual Meeting.[324]
  • Zoom Cycle Accessories[20]
  • Zurich Insurance[22]

Trade Groups

See ALEC Trade Groups.

Law and Lobbying Firms

See ALEC Law Firms.

Think Tanks and Other Non-Profit Groups

See ALEC Non-Profits.

Governmental Groups

See ALEC Governmental Groups.

Articles and Resources

External Resources

References

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  2. American Legislative Exchange Council, "Private Enterprise Advisory Council", organizational website, accessed March 2013
  3. American Legislative Exchange Council, "Private Enterprise Advisory Council," organizational website, accessed June 2014.
  4. Nick Surgey: ALEC Corporate Board Chair Quits Over Climate Change, Renewables and Voting Rights, HuffPost, November 6, 2014
  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 Nick Surgey and Calvin Sloan, "Revealed: AARP Is Funding ALEC," Exposed by CMD, Center for Media and Democracy, July 28, 2016.
  6. 6.00 6.01 6.02 6.03 6.04 6.05 6.06 6.07 6.08 6.09 6.10 6.11 6.12 6.13 Nick Surgey, "ExxonMobil Top Sponsor at ALEC Annual Meeting," Exposed by CMD, Center for Media and Democracy, July 27, 2016.
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  8. Rebekah Wilce, Breaking News: Coca-Cola Dumps ALEC, PRWatch.org, April 5, 2012
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Rebekah Wilce, "Shareholders Push Firms to Cut Ties to ALEC; 49 Corporations Now Out", PRWatch, June 25, 2013
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  11. Rebekah Wilce, BREAKING: Intuit Out of ALEC; Coke, Kraft, Pepsi, too, while Koch Stands Ground, PRWatch.org, April 6, 2012
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  14. Martinne Geller and Jennifer Saba, Reed Elsevier, Wendy's drop conservative group, Reuters, April 12, 2012
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  29. Lisa Graves, More Corporations Drop Off ALEC’s Conference Brochure, PRWatch, August 15, 2013.
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  33. Jay Riestenberg, "Allergan Latest Company to Leave ALEC as Pressure Builds on Pfizer," Common Cause, May 14, 2015.
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  40. Nick Surgey, Coal and Oil Polluters Dominate ALEC Conference, PRWatch, July 31, 2014.
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  43. Rebekah Wilce, Amazon.com 16th Corporation to Dump ALEC, PRWatch.org, May 24, 2012
  44. 44.0 44.1 Jason Hancock, Free-market group draws criticism for potential role in bills, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, August 5, 2011
  45. Ameren fends off activist shareholder proposals, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, April 24, 2014.
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  51. Dan Gearino, "AEP dropping out of conservative lobbying group," Columbus Dispatch, December 8, 2015.
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  62. Rebekah Wilce, Amgen Drops ALEC (Number 32) as eBay Comes Under Fire, PRWatch.org, August 8, 2012
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  64. Brendan Fischer, ALEC Struggles in Kansas City, PRWatch, May 6, 2014.
  65. American Legislative Exchange Council, Telecommunications & Information Technology Task Force Meeting 2011 Annual Meeting August 5, 2011 Meeting Draft Minutes, organizational document, October 27, 2011, p. 9, obtained and released by Common Cause April 2012
  66. Nick Surgey: AOL, Owner of Huffington Post, Quits ALEC, PRWatch, November 11, 2014
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  69. Jeremy Duda, APS ending ALEC membership; SRP considers doing same, Arizona Capitol Times, April 12, 2012
  70. Luige del Puerto, Months after publicly leaving ALEC in 2012, APS quietly rejoined, Arizona Capitol Times, November 7, 2013.
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