Labor's Pains

Monday, February 20, 2012

MN. Gov, Dayton calls out ALEC

“Three of the four bills come right from this manual. Tort Reform Boot Camp, published by the American Legislative exchange council, or ALEC.”

The organization often holds seminars for conservative state legislators across the nation, and provides model legislation that reflects a public policy agenda.

“It is an extremely conservative group funded largely by large corporations, big business associations, insurance companies and very wealthy individuals,” Dayton remarked…

“I’ve found that Minnesotans do not want their laws written by the lobbyists of big corporations.”

Around 13 minute mark.

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