Posts Tagged ‘American Legislative Exchange Council’

Shining a Light on ALEC

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

Via City & State State Sen. Daniel Squadron and NY lawmakers seek disclosure For most of its nearly 40-year history, the conservative think tank known as the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, has had substantial influence on the shaping and introduction of legislation in New York and across the nation. And until fairly recently, the group has managed [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

NeighborhoodChatter Citywide Pols React Negatively to Planned Implementation of Secure Communities Program This week, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, along with several members of the City Council, held a press conference demanding that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) halt the activation of Secure Communities in New York City. According to a press release from the [&hellip
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