ALEC’s Corporate Networks

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), a “free-market association of state lawmakers” that also resembles a conservative lobbying group, is facing intense scrutiny for its role in helping corporations influence and even draft legislation that has been enacted by many states, with little transparency or accountability to constituents. As of April 23, the legitimacy of …

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Tax Day 2012

Last year on Tax Day we shared some figures from the recently published Big Bank Tax Drain report on the LittleSis blog, showing that six of the largest financial institutions in the U.S. – Bank of America, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and Wells Fargo – collectively avoided $13 billion in tax payments …

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