Harry Cato is the Republican Speaker Pro Tempore of the South Carolina House of Representatives and in 2010, served as the state co-chairman for the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
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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