ALEC — At It Again

When the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Citizens United overturning decades of precedent and reversing a century of legislative effort to keep corporate money from corrupting democracy by ruling money was protected free speech, it opened the floodgates of financial power.  One of the worst of these outcomes was the American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC. 

In a press release titled “Maine Ethics Commission Will Investigate ALEC Campaign Software Scheme,” David Armiak describes a potentially illegal donation to Maine’s Republican Party by ALEC.