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Renée Kosel

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Renée Kosel is a Republican member of the Illinois State Assembly. She represents the 81st District and is the Illinois Assistant House Republican Leader. [1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Kosel is the Illinois 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. Illinois General Assembly. Representative Renée Kosel. Government website. Accessed July 10, 2011.
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council. State Chairmen. Organizational website. Accessed July 9, 2011.
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