Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know


Secretive lobbying group heads to Denver next week. Here’s what you need to know

Updated to add statement from Rep. Leslie Herod of Denver.As a powerful organization backed by some of the nation’s wealthiest conservative families prepares to meet in Denver, a nonpartisan watchdog group is drawing attention to the way in which that organization has influenced Colorado’s own General Assembly.
The American Legislative Council, commonly known as ALEC, will hold its annual conference July 19-21 at the Hyatt Regency Denver. The nonprofit, which calls itself a nonpartisan organization of state lawmakers “dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism,” is supported by more than 300 corporations and foundations, …

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