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Jimmy Patronis

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Jimmy T. Patronis, Jr. is a Republican member of the State Assembly in Florida. He represents the sixth District and serves on the following committees: Committee on Health Innovation (Vice Chair), Committee on Infrastructure, Committee on Military & Veterans' Affairs, Healthcare Council, Select Committee on Autism & Developmental Disorders and Select Committee on Condominium & Homeowners Association Governance.[1]

Patronis is the Florida State Chairman of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of 2011.[2]

About ALEC
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, and check out breaking news on our PRWatch.org site.

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  1. Florida House of Representatives. Representative Jimmy Patronis. Government website. Accessed July 12, 2011.
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.
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