American Legislative Exchange Council in the News
We need new laws to protect student privacy
The Daily Caller cites ALEC model policy to create a state-based student data security plan for education departments as state and federal officials seek to increase protections for children’s data online.
Meet the Tech-Savviest Legislators in the U.S. (Interactive Map)
Government Technology highlights state lawmakers who are leaders in technology policy. One of the 13 featured legislators is Rep. Blair Thoreson (ND-44), Chair of the Task Force on Communications and Technology.
New legislation to curb prison overcrowding
The Indiana Daily Student cites ALEC data regarding spending by the Indiana Department of Corrections on inmates.
Why Paper Bags Should Be Fee-Free
John Eick discusses problems and harmful unintended consequences of enacting paper bag fees at the American Legislator.
State Sen. Jim Buck: Changes pave way to a brighter future
Indiana Senator and State Chair Jim Buck writes in the Kokomo Tribune of economic policy changes that improve the states employer-friendly business climate.
Alaska joins Balanced Budget Amendment Compact
Alaska’s News Talk Radio 650 AM
discusses the growing compact of states calling for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Why the sanctions against Russia probably won’t work
Union leader says Obama’s latest Keystone delay is ‘killing jobs’
Battle over school choice looms over Legislature