Had to chuckle after I had read this article.
The Annual Meeting of the American Legilsative Exchange Counil (ALEC) will be in Salt Lake City next year.
Here's an article about a meeting about ALEC in Salt Lake City that was held on Saturday, 12/3.
The comments on the article are interesting -
By david montero
First published Dec 03 2011 05:21PM
Updated Dec 3, 2011 11:31PM
State lawmakers carrying anti-collective-bargaining legislation are simply “water boys” for corporations with an ultimate goal to privatize services ranging from garbage pickup to firefighters, Democrats charged at a meeting Saturday.
Jan Johnson, executive director of the Utah Alliance of Government Employees, told a crowd of about 130 gathered at the Red Lion Hotel that the American Legislative Exchange Council provides corporations with access to lawmakers by charging the companies fees upward of $750,000 “depending on what they want to buy.”
While the Democrats were blasting ALEC — which will hold its annual meeting in
Salt Lake Cityin 2012 — they were also urging people to run for office in to try to restore a balance of power in a state that is tilted heavily toward the GOP. Utah
Read the whole article here.
ALEC 39th Annual Meeting
July 25 - 28, 2012
Grand America Hotel
Utah has a lot of work to do. Utah has a lot of legislators that probably belong to ALEC. The combined listing of ALEC Exposed legislators and the one from Daily Kos shows the following known people from Utah that have or have had an affiliation with ALEC.
The sad thing is we all know there are more people in Utah associated with ALEC, there's always more ALECers - but they hide their ALEC membership, they lie about their ALEC membership - because they know belonging to ALEC is wrong.