Hate the Koch Bros all you want but the biggest driving force behind ALEC is GE, as in Obama’s Jeffrey Immelt.
From the website of the Institute for Policy Studies (“IPS”) GE is the largest contributor to ALEC including ALEC’s Union Busting ways. Jeffrey Immelt hired by Obama to be countries Employment Hot shot is the CEO of GE.
This explains the policy similarities between Walker and Obama. And loosely construed Obama’s “State Rights” is probably his way of signaling that he won’t interfere with ALEC at the State level.
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