Phoenix, AZ 11/29/11 — Groups will convene in Phoenix tomorrow, November 30, to make a stand against the injustices committed by the American Legislative Exchange Council, also known as ALEC.
At 8am a variety of groups will converge upon the Kierland Westin Resort and Spa, where ALEC is holding its States and Nation Summit. The groups will use a diversity of tactics tosend the message to ALEC members that the American public is watching and we are not pleased.
At 11am, AZ AFL-CIO, Common Cause, MoveOn, Lucha AZ, PDA, People for the American Way, AzAN, AFSCME, DFA and more will be holding a press conference speaking out against ALEC at 11am at the State Capitol. Speakers will include Lisa Graves, the Executive Director of the Center for Media and Democracy.
ALEC IN ARIZONA: The Voice of Corporate Special Interests in the Halls of Arizona's Legislature
- What is ALEC?
- What members of the Arizona Legislature are members of ALEC
- Which business concerns in Arizona are involved with ALEC