Many controversial bills and proposed Constitutional amendments recently introduced by the majority in the Florida House and Senate were created by out-of-state corporations and foundations with deep pockets.
The American Legislative Exchange Council is exerting immense power over Florida’s lawmaking process. A “bill mill” ALEC advances corporately sponsored model legislation in state houses across the country where participating legislators, overwhelmingly conservative Republicans, bring those proposals home and introduce them as their own brilliant ideas. Ninety-eight percent of ALEC’s revenue comes from corporations and corporate foundations.
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