Supreme Court Declines to Hear Long Beach Appeal - State and Federal Communications

October 13, 2010  •  

Supreme Court Declines to Hear Long Beach Appeal

Long BeachThe U.S. Supreme Court decided not to hear the city’s appeal of a lawsuit brought by the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce over the city’s campaign finance rules involving independent expenditures.

Long Beach appealed to the high court after the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court ruling stating the Chamber’s PAC may receive unlimited contributions to fund their independent campaign expenditures in city elections.

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