John P. Adams

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John P. Adams is a state legislator in Ohio. He is a Republican who represents District 78 in the State Assembly. He is the Republican Majority Whip and a member of the following committees: Commerce and Labor, Insurance, Insurance Subcommittee on Workers' Compensation, Rules and Reference, State Government and Elections.[1]

Ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council

Adams is the Ohio 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, and check out breaking news on our site.

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  1. Ohio State House of Representatives, John Adams, Majority Whip, legislative biography, accessed July 11, 2011
  2. American Legislative Exchange Council, State Chairmen, organizational website, accessed July 9, 2011
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