Tag: American Legislative Exchange Council

Associated PressJuly 27, 2017

For decades, a well-funded conservative group has helped state lawmakers across the U.S. write legislation to rein in unions, expand charter schools and lower taxes. Now, it’s expanding to the final frontier: normally nonpartisan city halls and county governments, which have become a bastion of liberal resistance to President Donald Trump. The American Legislative Exchange […]

Phil AmmannMay 18, 2015

When Debbie Dooley makes a case for solar power, she isn’t falling back on the same old environmental arguments. The Tea Party firebrand from Woodstock, Ga., talks about property rights, national security, and the free market. To Barry Goldwater Jr., the former Republican congressman, support for solar energy is a conservative stance against power utilities […]

Daniel TilsonApril 12, 2015

I’m a longtime liberal political activist, a Florida Democrat proud of his pragmatically progressive pedigree. That’s why I’m endorsing Hillary Clinton for president and Patrick Murphy for the U.S. Senate in 2016. I’m urging other liberals, Democrats and progressive activists to do the same. I’m endorsing Clinton and Murphy because I believe they’ll continue to […]

Bruce RitchieMarch 4, 2015

Pressed by legislators, a state environmental official said Wednesday she doesn’t expect Florida to forward to federal officials a plan for reducing carbon dioxide emissions without getting approval by the Legislature. President Barack Obama in 2014 issued his Clean Power Plan to reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent from 2005 levels. Industry […]


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