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On February 11, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) will hold a public hearing regarding proposed rules in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. FEC. More than 30 witnesses have been scheduled to testify, including James Bopp, […]

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The Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices will no longer enforce the yearly aggregate contribution limit applicable to individuals and entities contained in Maine Revised Statutes section 1015(3). In a policy statement issued June 4, 2014, the commission […]

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Today, the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) announced it will continue to enforce the $5,000 aggregate limit an individual may contribute to political party committees during a calendar year. In response to U.S. Supreme Court’s decision of […]

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The State Elections Enforcement Commission has announced it will no longer enforce the state’s aggregate contribution limit after the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC. At its May 14 meeting, the Commission determined the McCutcheon decision called into […]

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Today U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy announced the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing related to campaign finance next month. On June 3, the full committee will focus on Senate Joint Resolution 19, a constitutional amendment granting Congress and the […]

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April 30, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “MasterCard lobbying on digital currency bitcoin” by Julian Hattem in The Hill. Campaign Finance Live coverage: “Dollars and Sense: How Undisclosed Money and Post-McCutcheon Campaign Finance Will Affect 2014 and Beyond” on the Senate […]

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In light of the United States Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission announced it would no longer enforce the aggregate limits on contributions to city and school board candidates. Limits on contributions to individual […]

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On April 16, the Rhode Island Board of Elections voted to support the creation of legislation eliminating aggregate political contribution limits. The vote was in reaction to McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, the April 2 U.S. Supreme Court decision ruling […]

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The attorney for the eponymous plaintiff in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission (FEC) has filed another challenge against the nation’s campaign finance regulations only two weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decision ruling aggregate contribution limits unconstitutional. Stop Reckless […]

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U.S. Sen. Angus King and Rep. Beto O’Rourke have introduced legislation requiring all political committees to disclose contributions of more than $1,000 within 48 hours. House Resolution 4397 and Senate Bill 2207, which were introduced on April 3, and House […]

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The State Board of Elections has issued a guidance memo following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission. The board will no longer enforce a $10,000 aggregate limit on donors’ contributions to state candidates during a […]

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April 3, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying New York: “Lobbying in New York hit $210 million in 2013–3rd highest total ever” by Ken Lovett in the New York Daily News. McCutcheon v. FEC “Supreme Court strikes down limits on overall federal campaign donations” by Robert Barnes […]

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On April 3, the Puerto Rico Office of the Electoral Comptroller issued an informational newsletter in light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC. In McCutcheon, the Court held federal aggregate campaign contribution limits unconstitutional on First […]

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The aggregate contribution limits for individuals and PACs contributing to state candidates are expected to be unenforceable following the Supreme Court’s McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission repeal of federal aggregate limits. The federal case challenging Wisconsin’s aggregate limits has been […]

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