But Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, who is sponsoring an identical bill in the House, says he's been a member of ALEC for four years.
Never? Well, Rep. Drazkowski might have found his "right to work" bill from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy (a regressive right wing think tank) but how does he explain this one? HF 1563, calling for a constitutional convention to allow state legislatures to repeal federal law is a word-for-word copy of model ALEC legislation. Well, almost word-for-word. Drazkowski's version replaces "[insert state]" with "Minnesota," so he's got that going for him.
"I am a member of ALEC as I am a member of a good number of organizations that align with the type of legislative outlook that I have and that match the values of the folks in my district," Drazkowski explained. Nevertheless, Drazkowski said he's never introduced ALEC bills, and said he didn't get language for his "right-to-work" bill from the group.
Rep. Steve Drazkowski
It's as clumsy as an undergraduate plagiarist whose paper was block copied from a website but the plagiarist forgot to remove the hyperlinks.
Never introduced ALEC bills? Someone should ask Rep. Drazkowski about this blatant lie.
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