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Stephen Martin

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Stephen H. Martin is a Republican member of the State Senate in Virginia. He represents the 11th District and is in the following committees: Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources, Commerce and Labor, Courts of Justice, Education and Health, Finance, General Laws and Technology, Local Government, Privileges and Elections, Rehabilitation and Social Services, Rules and Transportation.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Martin is the Virginia State Chairman of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of 2011.[2]

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 PRWatch.org site.

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  1. State of Virginia. Senator Stephen H. Martin. Government website. Accessed July 10, 2011.
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.
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