Alaska ALEC Politicians

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This is a partial list of Alaska politicians that are known to be involved in, or previously involved in, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). It is a partial list. (If you have additional names, please add them with a citation. The names in this original list were verified as of posting.)

Legislators who have cut ties with ALEC publicly are also listed here.

Alaska Legislators with ALEC Ties

House of Representatives

  • Rep. David Eastman (R-10), former State Chair.[1] Eastman sent two staffers to the 2017 ALEC Annual Meeting
  • Rep. Colleen Sullivan-Leonard (R-7)[2]
  • Rep. Cathy Tilton (R-12)[2]

Senate

  • Sen. John B. Coghill, Jr. (R-F); International Relations Task Force[3]
  • Sen. Catherine A. Giessel (R-P); Senate President; Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force[4]
  • Sen. Lora Reinbold (R-G),[5] attended ALEC 2020 Annual Meeting[6]
  • Sen. David Wilson (R-D), ALEC State Chair, attended State Chair meeting, the Workshop: Growing Momentum for Personalize Health Care, the Workshop: State Budget Reform Toolkit, the Workshop: Stop the Cancel Culture, Before it Stops You!, the Training: Digital Media: Applying Presidential Strategy To Legislative Races, the Training: Let's Talk About Workforce Development with Frank Luntz, and the Health and Human Services Task Force Meeting at ALEC's 2020 States and Nation Policy Summit.

Former Representatives

Former Senators

References

  1. ALEC State Chairs organizational site, accessed April 3, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 Jamie Corey NEW ALEC MEMBERSHIP LIST NAMES MORE LEGISLATORS TIED TO THE GROUP Documented June 6, 2019
  3. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, International Relations Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  4. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, Education Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  5. Nick Surgey, Revealed, "Documented", August 19, 2019
  6. David Armiak, "ALEC 2020 Annual Meeting Attendees and Sponsors Revealed", Center for Media and Democracy, July 23, 2020, accessed August 10, 2020.
  7. ALEC Legislator of the Week: Alaska State Representative Chris Birch Organisational website, October 15, 2018
  8. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, Education Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  9. American Legislative Exchange Council, organizational member spreadsheet, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Sean Cockerham, Legislators run up bills at interim gatherings, Anchorage Daily News, August 21, 2011
  11. 11.0 11.1 American Legislative Exchange Council, ’99 ALEC Leaders in the States, organizational document, archived by the Wayback Machine December 8, 2000, accessed November 2012
  12. American Legislative Exchange Council, Letter to Google, organizational letter with legislative member signatories, September 24, 2014.
  13. American Legislative Exchange Council, Letter to Senate Majority Leader Reid, RE: the EPA’s plan to regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act, March 10, 2010
  14. American Legislative Exchange Council, "ALEC State Chairmen, organization website, accessed April 2012
  15. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, Education Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  16. American Legislative Exchange Council, Public Safety & Elections Task Force 2011 Spring Task Force Summit April 29, 2011 Minutes, organizational document, June 30, 2011, p. 5, obtained and released by Common Cause April 2012
  17. 17.0 17.1 17.2 17.3 17.4 American Legislative Exchange Council, Sourcebook, annual organizational publication, 1995
  18. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, organizational task force membership directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  19. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, Health and Human Services Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  20. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, Education Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause
  21. American Legislative Exchange Council, Directory – Full Name and Address, Education Task Force Membership Directory, August 2011, obtained and released by Common Cause