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American Legislative Exchange Council

The American Legislative Exchange Council is a nonprofit organization of conservative state legislators and private sector representatives that drafts and shares model state-level legislation for distribution among state governments in the United States. According to its website, ALEC "works to advance the fundamental principles of free-market enterprise, limited government, and federalism at the state level through a nonpartisan public-private partnership of America's state legislators, members of the private sector and the general public". Wikipedia*

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The American Legislative Exchange Council has 23 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1989, Presidential Address. The year with the most videos was 1993 with five videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 606 views per program. Most appearances with George H. W. Bush (4), Samuel Brunelli (3), Jack French Kemp (2). Most common tags: Federalism, State Politics, State Budgets.

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    Energy Industry Innovation

    The American Legislative Exchange Council presented its Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism to Stephen Moore.…

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    Economic Issues

    At the 33rd annual meeting of the Council, economist Milton Friedman spoke about issues including the economy, school…

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    Crisis in State Spending

    Participants talked about management of state budgets and levels of state spending on public services. Among the topics they…

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    National Security Issues

    General Russell talked about the role of the National Guard in maintaining domestic security following September 11…

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