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America Eats its Young: Arizona communities embrace use of private prison employees in drug raids at public schools

By Beau Hodai, November 27, 2012 An unsettling trend appears to be underway in Arizona: the use of private prison employees in law enforcement operations. The state has graced national headlines in recent years as the result of its cozy … Continue reading

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DBA Press releases ALEC centralized source materials directory

DBA Press and the Center for Media and Democracy are pleased to announce the release of the “ALEC centralized source materials archive.” This archive contains well over 10,000 pages of documents gathered from the offices of ALEC public sector chairs … Continue reading

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ALEC Accountability Act set for introduction in Arizona

Possible legislative fix for ALEC problem moves forward in Arizona Beau Hodai, DBA Press/In These Times, January, 2012 Jump to source materials archive for this story. A call for accountability With the 2012 legislative season and yet another episode of … Continue reading

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Inside ALEC: naked contempt for the press and public in Scottsdale

Inside ALEC: naked contempt for the press and public in Scottsdale By Beau Hodai: DBA Press/PR Watch (of the Center for Media and Democracy)/In These Times January, 2012 “Mr. Hodai had a history at the conference– not a very pleasant … Continue reading

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Investigative Report: “Publicopoly: ALEC and the bid to make private all that is public”

Publicopoly: ALEC and the bid to make private all that is public By Beau Hodai, July 11, 2011 “An exhaustive DBA Press analysis of thousands of pages of documents obtained through public records requests over the past several months has … Continue reading

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Quick and Dirty: Tracking ALEC “model legislation” through real legislatures

Tracking ALEC “model legislation” through real legislatures: how to obtain copies of ALEC model legislation What is ALEC? The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organization (reporting about $6.5 million in annual revenue in recent … Continue reading

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