Billion Dollar Babies: Artist Statement

By Bryan Morris We focused on three different aspects of Campaign Finance. One topic was around Campaign Finance in Congress and how Citizens United has affected it, focusing on power play between corporations and congress people. Another topic focuses on ALEC (The American Legislative Exchange Council) and how they work around campaign finance regulations, as…

ALEC: Magician with a Revealed Secret

By Barry O’Neal Castillo The U.S. Government creates bills and passes them by voting through Congress. In this process, there are certain checks to assure that only bills that rightfully navigate this Democratic process will become law. Although the system should ideally be fair, many people believe that certain organizations have acquired the power to…

Works Cited

Campaign Finance: Works Cited ALEC: Magician with a Revealed Secret “ALEC – The American Legislative Exchange Council – Explained in 5 Minutes.” YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2016. This is a short but detailed explanation of ALEC, which explains that it is a corporation that gets lobbyists and legislators together to make ‘model’ bills…