Walt Klein & Associates

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Walt Klein & Associates (WKA) is a Denver-based marketing/PR company that boasts on its website that "by controlling more of the communications process, we keep the brand message consistent and relevant. That's the power of integration".[1].

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Walt Klein & Associates has been a corporate funder of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).[1] See ALEC Corporations for more.

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.


On August 31, 2004 Ken Bergquist registered the www.voteno37.com domain name for Citizens for Sensible Energy Choices, a front group largely funded by power utilities opposing a Colorado initiative to pass a Renewable Energy Standard requiring 10% of the state's electricity to be sourced from wind and solar. The initiative will be on the ballot in November 2004.


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Contact details

Walt Klein and Associates,
600 17th Street, Suite 2710 South
Denver, Colorado, 80202
Phone 303 298 8015
Fax: 303 298 8194

Web: http://www.wka.com

  1. Clearinghouse on Environmental Advocacy and Research, project of the Environmental Working Group, Information of the American Legislative Exchange Council, archived organizational profile, archived by Wayback Machine December 2, 2000, accessed August 19, 2011