Weininger was reelected on November 6, 2012.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
Weininger is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and is an alternate on ALEC's Energy, Environment and Agriculture Task Force. In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rep. Weininger co-authored 2 bills that reflect ALEC models, according to an analysis by the Center for Media and Democracy.
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.