Victory: Google kicks ALEC to the curb

Hi there—Over the past year, MoveOn member Marisol Garcia from Phoenix, AZ, has campaigned hard to get Google off the board of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), the organization behind some of the worst pieces of legislation to come out in recent years, including “stand your ground” laws.    Earlier …

Google CEO: They’re lying

“We should not be aligned with such people. They are just literally lying.” That’s what Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said about the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), an infamous corporate lobbying group that pushes an agenda that denies the realities of climate change. Bravo to Schmidt for withdrawing Google’s membership …

Legislators, Corporations Gather For Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy And You’re Not Invited

AP/John Hanna Legislators, Corporations Gather For Secret Meeting Against Clean Energy And You’re Not Invited by Ari Phillips Posted on July 28, 2014 After maintaining a low profile for decades, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) received widespread exposure in recent years for backing Florida’s controversial Stand Your Ground law, …

NewEnergyNews Daily Headlines: NEW ASSAULT ON RENEWABLES BY ALEC

NewEnergyNews      Daily Headlines                                              http://www.NewEnergyNews.net/   THINGS-TO-THINK-ABOUT THURSDAY, August 22: * NEW ASSAULT ON RENEWABLES BY ALEC * REPUB MODERATES WEARY OF DENIERS – AL GORE * HOUSE REPUBS CALL BIG TALK …

Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards | The Energy Collective Daily

Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards | The Energy Collective Daily Citizens Urge EPA to Finalize Cleaner Fuel Standards Climate Change: Extreme Weather, Insurance Companies, and Taxpayers [VIDEO] Renewable Energy Standards: North Carolina 1, ALEC 0 Are Fossil Fuel Companies Pouring Money Down the Drain? Climate Change and …

Big moves at ILSR – New victories and new staff

Friend on Facebook Follow on Twitter Forward to a Friend ILSR provides innovative strategies and timely information to support environmentally sound and equitable community development. Like what we do? Please consider supporting our work.  Self-Reliance in the News Coming to a curb near you: Compost collection Community-Owned Internet, Long Targeted by ALEC …

Solar and Renewables Face A Powerful Foe – GTM Daily Newsletter

January 31, 2013 LATEST NEWS: Solar Industry and Renewables Face ALEC, A Powerful Foe  Eric Wesoff – January 30, 2013 Snitchler! Did ALEC influence Ohio’s Turning Point Solar or Arizona’s RPS decisions? Read More ›› Proximetry Lands Siemens as Smart Grid Partner  Jeff St. John- January 30, 2013 A big …

Amgen announces withdrawal from ALEC

Dear Colleagues: As you know, in the aftermath of the 2010 U.S Supreme Court Citizens United decision, concerned investors and advocates have participated in hundreds of discussions with companies about best disclosure practices for political spending and lobbying. In these engagements we have highlighted our belief that a company’s public …

Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions

June 20, 2012 Summary & Analysis of Results of 2012 Lobbying Disclosure Resolutions Shareholder votes for lobbying disclosure resolutions indicated strong support in the second year since first being introduced in 2011. Shareholders filed resolutions at 38 corporations asking them to report on federal and state lobbying expenditures, including indirect …