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”To promote the principles of federalism by developing and promoting policies that reflect the Jeffersonian principles that the powers of government are derived from, and assigned to, first the People, then the States, and finally the National Government. To enlist state legislators from all parties and members of the private sector who share ALEC's mission. To engage in an ongoing effort to promote Jeffersonian principles among elected officials, the private sector, and the general public, for the purpose of enacting substantive and genuine legislative reforms consistent with the ALEC mission. To conduct a policy making program that unites members of the public and private sector in a dynamic partnership to support research, policy development, and dissemination activities. To prepare the next generation of political leadership through educational programs that promote the principles of Jeffersonian democracy, which are necessary for a free society.” (; accessed 4/21/05)

Received donations from ExxonMobil. (Lee, John. "Exxon backs groups that question global warming," The New York Times, 5/28/03) According to, ALEC receives financial support from over 200 corporations, including Coors, Amway, IBM, Ford, Philip Morris, Texaco, Enron, Amoco, Chevron, R.J. Reynolds, AT&T, American Nuclear Energy Council, Chlorine Chemistry Council, American Petroleum Institute, and Shell Oil. (; accessed 4.21.05)

Board of Directors members, Private Enterprise Board:

  • Kurt L. Malmgren, PhRMA, Chairman
  • Scott Fisher, Altria Corporate Services, Inc., Second Vice Chairman
  • Pete Poynter, BellSouth Corporation, Treasurer
  • Michael K. Morgan, Koch Industries, Immediate Past Chairman
  • Allan E. Auger, Coors Brewing Company, Chairman Emeritus
  • Ronald F. Scheberle, Verizon Communications, Inc., Chairman Emeritus

(; accessed 4/21/05)

Sponsor List:

Alcoholic Beverages

  • Coors Brewing Company
  • Distilled Spirits Council of the United States
  • Miller Brewing Company
  • Joseph E. Seagram & Sons, Inc.
  • Seagram North America


  • Avis Rent a Car
  • DaimlerChrysler Corporation
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors Corporation

Banks/Financial Services

  • American General Financial Group
  • American Express Company
  • Bank of America
  • Community Financial Services Corporation
  • Credit Card Coalition
  • Credit Union National Association, Inc
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Harris Trust & Savings Bank
  • Household International
  • LaSalle National Bank
  • J.P. Morgan & Company
  • Non-Bank Funds Transmitters Group

Criminal Justice

  • American Bail Corporation
  • Corrections Corporation of America
  • National Association of Bail Insurance Companies
  • Wackenhut Corrections

Energy Producers/Oil

  • American Petroleum Institute
  • Amoco Corporation
  • ARCO
  • BP America, Inc.
  • Caltex Petroleum
  • Chevron Corporation
  • ExxonMobil Corporation
  • Mobil Oil Corporation
  • Phillips Petroleum Company

Energy Producers/Other

  • American Electric Power Association
  • American Gas Association
  • Center for Energy and Economic Development
  • Commonwealth Edison Company
  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Enron Corporation
  • Independent Power Producers of New York
  • Koch Industries, Inc.
  • Mid-American Energy Company
  • Natural Gas Supply Association
  • PG&E Corporation/PG&E National Energy Group
  • U.S. Generating Company

Health Care

  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Baxter Healthcare Corporation


  • Alliance of American Insurers
  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • American Council of Life Insurance
  • American Insurance Association
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Corporation
  • Fortis Health
  • Golden Rule Insurance Company
  • Guarantee Trust Life Insurance
  • MEGA Life and Health Insurance Company
  • National Association of Independent Insurers
  • Nationwide Insurance/National Financial
  • State Farm Insurance Companies
  • Wausau Insurance Companies
  • Zurich Insurance


  • Skelding, Labasky, Corry, Hauser, Metz & Daws
  • Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker


  • American Plastics Council
  • Archer Daniels Midland Corporation
  • AutoZone, Inc. (aftermarket automotive parts)
  • Cargill, Inc.
  • Caterpillar, Inc.
  • Chlorine Chemistry Council
  • Deere & Company
  • Fruit of the Loom
  • Grocery Manufacturers of America
  • Inland Steel Industries, Inc.
  • International Game Technology
  • International Paper
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Keystone Automotive Industries
  • Motorola, Inc.
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Sara Lee Corporation


  • American Lawyer Media, Inc.
  • R.R. Donnelly & Sons Company
  • Primedia, Inc.
  • The Washington Times


  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Bayer Corporation
  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Glaxo Wellcome, Inc.
  • Hoffman-LaRoche, Inc.
  • Merck & Company, Inc.
  • Pfizer, Inc.
  • Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
  • Pharmacia Corporation
  • Rhone-Poulenc Rorer, Inc.
  • Schering-Plough Corporation
  • Smith, Kline & French
  • WYETH, a division of American Home Products Corporation


  • McDonald’s Corporation
  • Wendy’s International, Inc.


  • America Online
  • Americans for Technology Leadership
  • Intel Corporation
  • KeySpan
  • Microsoft Corporation


  • AT&T
  • Ameritech
  • BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc.
  • GTE Corporation
  • MCI
  • National Cable and Telecommunications Association
  • SBC Communications, Inc.
  • Sprint
  • UST Public Affairs, Inc.
  • Verizon Communications, Inc.


  • Cigar Association of America, Inc.
  • Lorillard Tobacco Company
  • Philip Morris Management Corporation
  • R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company
  • Smokeless Tobacco Council


  • Air Transport Association of America
  • American Trucking Association
  • The Boeing Company
  • United Airlines
  • United Parcel Service


  • Amway Corporation
  • Cabot Sedgewick
  • Cendant Corporation
  • Corrections Corporation of America
  • Dresser Industries
  • Federated Department Stores
  • International Gold Corporation
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Newmont Mining Corporation
  • Quaker Oats
  • Sears, Roebuck & Company
  • Service Corporation International
  • Taxpayers Network, Inc.
  • Turner Construction
  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

(; accessed 4/21/05)

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