(This page includes tips from reporters, citizens journalists, and others identifying Louisiana bills (introduced or passed) that resemble ALEC model legislation. CMD encourages the use of this forum and encourages further detailed research to verify all claims.)
- Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal cites ALEC's Rich States, Poor States study (YouTube video uploaded by "AmericanLegislative" on August 17, 2009).
- ALEC press release dated June 21, 2010 touts that Louisiana's legislature enacted ALEC model bill "The Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act," aimed at undermining the Affordable Care Act. Also announces that "ALEC’s Freedom of Choice in Health Care Act has already been enacted in statute form by the Virginia, Idaho, Arizona, and Georgia legislatures," and "constitutional amendments or referenda will appear on the ballot in Oklahoma, Arizona, Florida, and Missouri."
- AmericanLegislative [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2j9axEXczQ Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal cites ALEC's Rich States, Poor States Study], viewed July 25, 2011
- American Legislative Exchange Council Public Affairs Department [http://www.alec.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Louisiana_Senate_Passes_Health_Care_Freedom_Act&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=14383 Louisiana Senate Passes Health Care Freedom Act; Becomes first state with a Democrat legislature to oppose individual mandate] Press release, June 21, 2010