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Rep. Jack Williams Awarded Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Exchange Council

Rep. Jack Williams Awarded Legislator of the Year by the American Legislative Exchange Council

Dallas, Texas (July 31, 2014)—Representative Jack Williams of Alabama received the Legislator of the Year Award today from the American Legislative Exchange Council at the organization’s 41st Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. ALEC members are recognized with this award for exemplifying outstanding leadership paired with fundamental Jeffersonian principles.

Photo by: Kyle Woods

Photo by: Kyle Woods

“It is such an honor to be selected by ALEC as Legislator of the Year, and I am very proud of my involvement with the organization,” said Rep. Jack Williams. “Limited government, free markets and federalism matter to my constituents and all Americans.”

This year marks Rep. Williams’ tenth year as a member of the Alabama House of Representatives and his eighth year as an ALEC member.

“Representative Williams has done a fantastic job in sharing the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism, especially in the tax and fiscal policy arena,” said Iowa Majority Leader Linda Upmeyer, ALEC National Chair. “He is certainly deserving of this recognition.”

The American Legislative Exchange Council is the country’s largest 501(c)(3) nonpartisan voluntary membership organization of state legislators. The organization fosters relationships between private and public sector members from around the country to develop best practice solutions to various state issues.

Each year, state legislators are recognized at the ALEC Annual Meeting for their leadership within the organization and their work promoting the Jeffersonian principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. To learn more about the American Legislative Exchange Council and to find information on the 41st Annual Meeting, visit www.alec.org.

Contact: Molly Fuhs
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The American Legislative Exchange Council is the largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators in the United States. The Council is governed by state legislators who comprise the Board of Directors and is advised by the Private Enterprise Advisory Council, a group of private, foundation and think tank members. For more information about the American Legislative Exchange Council, please visit: www.alec.org.