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American Legislative Exchange Council

Guest opinion: Workers uniting to fight for living wages

Low-wage workers across Montana and the U.S. have spent the summer months fighting hard for an honest wage. Many working in the retail sector and warehouses have walked off the job to raise awareness about their plight at a time when corporations are raking in record profits.

September 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Guest opinion: Just say no to public funding for private schools

This session in Helena we’ve heard a lot of bills that bear a striking similarity to model bills from the legislative agenda of the corporate bill-mill ALEC. Whether a bill is an ALEC model bill, whether its subject is just high on the ALEC agenda, or whether it was written by a former ALEC …

March 23, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

Groups challenge lawmakers' lack of transparency with ALEC

CASPER, Wyo. — Late last month, 17 newly elected Wyoming legislators attended a three-day meeting at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event was sponsored by the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC.

December 08, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Wyoming ranks high again for economic growth

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming again ranks fourth among states for best economic growth and outlook, largely because of the state’s low total tax burden, according to a nonprofit group’s report.

April 28, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Group with ready-made legislation spurs calls for more disclosure

CODY, Wyo. — Though members of Wyoming's citizen Legislature pride themselves on being closely connected to their constituents, voters might be surprised to learn that some laws proposed and passed in Cheyenne are first shaped by state lawmakers and major corporations during privately funded…

January 25, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

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