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Ray Merrick is a Republican member of the Kansas State Senate. He is a member of the following committees: Commerce, Utilities and Financial Institutions and Insurance.
Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council
Merrick is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). He is both the Kansas State Chairman for ALEC, as well as a member of its Board of Directors.
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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- ↑ Ray Merrick, Kansas Legislature, KSLegislature, Accessed July 7, 2011.
- ↑ Board of Directors, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.
- ↑ State Chairmen, American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.org, Accessed July 7, 2011.