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Learn more about corporations VOTING to rewrite our laws.
The company was purchased by Barrick Gold in 2006, and was assimilated into Barrick.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
A list of ALEC Corporations can be found here.
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.
Resources and articles
- Business for Social Responsibility
- Peter Cassidy
- Arthur Hood
- Sustainable Minerals Institute
- Fund for Peace
- Mark Lyster
- John Willson (Canada)
- Patrick Evans
- William Myckatyn
- Ian Austin - former CFO
- Peter Tomsett - former CEO
- Charles A. Jeannes
- John Shaw (Australia)
- John W. Hick
- Brooke Macdonald
- Clearinghouse on Environmental Advocacy and Research, project of the Environmental Working Group, Information on American Legislative Exchange Council, archived organizational profile, archived by Wayback Machine December 2, 2000, accessed August 19, 2011