October 15, 2013 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update
Keep up with the latest government relations news with these articles:
“Lobbyists’ lobbying group wants a new name — one that doesn’t mention lobbying” by Holly Yeager in The Washington Post.
“No, overturning campaign contribution limits really would be a problem” opinion piece by Bob Biersack in The Washington Post.
“The next, next Citizens United” by Reid Wilson in The Washington Post.
“McCutcheon v. FEC: Why it matters” by Jerad Najvar and Dan Backer in The Daily Caller.
Missouri: “Candidates to file campaign finance reports with Missouri Ethics Commission” by The Associated Press in The Republic.
New Mexico: “Candidates face campaign finance report deadline” by The Associated Press in KFDA News.
Missouri: “St. Louis Firefighters PAC fined for campaign violations in St. Louis mayoral race” by Nick Pistor in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
New York: “Lawsuit: Silver breached ‘contract’” by James M. Odato in the Times Union.
“Mass. lawmakers weighing public records bills” by The Associated Press in the Boston Herald.
February 19, 2013 •
U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Campaign Finance Case
McCutcheon v. FEC
Today the United States Supreme Court decided to grant a review to a case challenging the aggregate limits on federal campaign contributions. The case, McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, seeks to allow Shaun McCutcheon to make political contributions to several federal candidates exceeding the two-year aggregate limit currently set at $48,600 as provided in 2 U.S.C §441a(a)(3)(A).
Photo of Supreme Court building by UpstateNYer in Wikipedia.
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