Maggie Sans

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Maggie Sans is the Vice President of Public Affairs and Government Relations-- authorizing officer of the team of lobbyists-- for Wal-Mart Stores.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Sans also served on the Private Enterprise Board of the right-wing, pro-corporate 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, and check out breaking news on our site.


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  1. Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, "Lobbyist Public Search: Maggie Sans," state government lobbying database, accessed July 7, 2011
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council, Private Enterprise Board, organizational website, accessed July 8, 2011

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