California Legislature Proposes Stronger Campaign Finance Laws - State and Federal Communications

April 20, 2011  •  

California Legislature Proposes Stronger Campaign Finance Laws

California State CapitolAssembly Bill 860 would prohibit corporations or labor unions from making contributions to a candidate for elected office. Additionally, this legislation would strengthen the state pay-to-play laws.

The bill would prohibit government contractors from making contributions to an official or candidate who is or would be elected to a position responsible for awarding a government contract to the contributor.

Finally, this bill would also prohibit any employer from using payroll deduction to fund any political activity.

Photo of the California State Capitol by Nikopoley on Wikipedia.

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