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By lucas@endneoliberalism On 1 Aug, 2013 At 03:01 PM | Categorized As ALEC, Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments

In 2013, ALEC legislators introduced 77 bills written by oil corporations across 34 states to support fracking and pipelines from Canadian tar sands, oppose renewable projects, deregulate environmental legislation, and destroy first amendment rights, PR Watch reports. Picture credit: DonkeyHotey CC BY 2.0

By lucas@endneoliberalism On 8 Apr, 2013 At 02:10 PM | Categorized As Neoliberal Alert | With 0 Comments

Last week North Carolina repealed renewable energy standards as directed by ALEC, an organization that not only is financed by multinational corporations but also writes laws for legislators. Politics USA reports that HB298, the bill introduced by Rep. Mike Hager using ALEC’s Electricity Freedom Act template, will kill over 21,000 jobs and destroy 1,100 companies [...]