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Kirk Dillard

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Kirk W. Dillard is Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. He is a member of the following committees: Committee of the Whole; Assignments; Judiciary (Minority Spokesperson); Criminal Law; Energy; Gaming; Licensed Activities; Criminal Law Subcomm. Const. Review; Subcommittee on Amendments; Subcomm. on Civil Process&Procedure; Subcomm. on Property & Environment; Joint Committee on MPEA; Redistricting; Spec. Comm. on Workers' Comp Reform.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Dillard is the Illinois State Chairman of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), as of July 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. "Kirk W. Dillard." Illinois General Assembly. ILGA.Gov. Accessed July 11, 2011.
  2. State Chairmen "State Chairmen." American Legislative Exchange Council. Accessed July 11, 2011.
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