First published in The Hill.
Last Wednesday, partygoers gathered at the National Portrait Gallery in downtown D.C. for a lavish event celebrating the 50 anniversary of the American Legislative Exchange Council, known as ALEC.
It’s probably safe to say that outside of Washington, more Americans have heard of Alec Baldwin, the actor, than ALEC, the so-called conservative “bill mill.” But everyone should know about it because for decades millions of Americans have been living under laws that ALEC had a direct hand in. And those laws are overwhelmingly friendly to corporations and disastrous for regular people…
Read the full op-ed in The Hill.