MN GOP Denies it Copied Health Care Bill From ALEC By Jacob Wheeler | April 27, 2012 LikeTweet EmailPrint More More on Health Care Subscribe to Health Care Click Photo to Watch MN GOP Deny it Copied Health Care Legislation From ALEC Click Photo to Watch MN GOP Deny it Copied Health Care Legislation From ALECHouse DFLers offered evidence that Republicans have “cut and pasted” model legislation from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC has come under fire the past month as several large corporations have pulled out of it. Representative Steve Gottwalt (R-St. Cloud) says his health care legislation was not authored by ALEC. He says it was written by people in other states and then was adopted by ALEC. Support this story and all the stories from The Uptake. Donate.