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Kristin Armshaw was the Director of the Civil Justice Task Force at the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a conservative group that drafts model legislation for state legislators from 2000 until 2007. She left to take a job as the Senior Director of State Policy for PhRMA in 2007. Prior to working for ALEC, Armshaw was an Outreach Coordinator at the Institute for Justice for two years. She received her BA in English and History from the Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1998.
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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.
External Resources and Articles
- Interview with Kristin Armshaw, "Creating Successful Reform Legislation," Center for America, July 11, 2005.