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Gene Ward is a Republican member of the State Assembly in Hawaii. He represents the 17th District.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
Ward is the Hawaii State Chairman of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of 2011.
is a corporate bill mill. It is not just a lobby or a front group; it is much more powerful than that. Through ALEC, corporations hand state legislators their wishlists to benefit their bottom line. Corporations fund almost all of ALEC's operations. They pay for a seat on ALEC task forces where corporate lobbyists and special interest reps vote with elected officials to approve “model” bills. Learn more at the Center for Media and Democracy's ALECexposed.org
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- ↑ Hawaii State Legislature. House Members. Government website. Accessed July 19, 2011.
- ↑ American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.