Dawn Pettengill

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Dawn Pettengill is a Republican state representative from Ohio. She represents the 75th district in Iowa's House of Representatives. Rep. Pettengil serves on the Commerce Committee, Government Oversight Committee, Local Government Committee, State Government Committee, and Transportation Committee.[1] She was first elected in 2004.[2]

Pettengil is the current public chair of ALEC's Commerce, Insurance and Economic Development Task Force.[3]

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 ExposedbyCMD.org site.

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  1. Iowa Legislature, Dawn Pettengil, legis.iowa.gov, accessed April 2013.
  2. IowaHouseRepublicans.com, "Dawn Pettengill: Biography", organizational website, accessed April 2013
  3. American Legislative Exchange Council, Commerce, Insurance, and Economic Development Task Force, organizational website, accessed April 2013.
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