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Powerful Corporate Interests Used the American Legislative Exchange Council to Undermine the Affordable Care Act


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Powerful Corporate Interests Used the American Legislative Exchange Council to Undermine the Affordable Care Act

WASHINGTON - For the past three years, the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and its corporate backers have engineered a sophisticated and coordinated campaign to undermine the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in state houses across the country. Not surprisingly, the corporations behind ALEC include the health care industry and powerful pharmaceutical interests. Notable corporate members include, Wellpoint, Pfizer, and GlaxoSmithKline, and the industry’s trade association, PhARMA.

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