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Study: ALEC is Bad for the Economy

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The American Legislative Exchange Council, the corporate-funded group that generates nearly a thousand pro-business model bills per year and feeds them to state legislatures nationwide, is holding its annual policy summit in the nation's capital this week to meet with new state lawmakers and 'prepare the next generation of political leadership.' This coincides with the release of a report showing that ALEC's economic prescriptions are not good for the economy.

Each year, ALEC ranks the states on how tightly they adhere to the group's policy recommendations--from personal and corporate tax rates, to public sector employment levels, to right-to-work laws--as a predictor of their economic growth. The study released Wednesday, by the Iowa Policy Project and Good Jobs First, two policy groups that promote economic growth at the state level, introduces those rankings to reality...
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