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Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Fair Elections Temporary Amendment Act of 2019 on July 1. The act amends the definition of a qualified small-dollar contribution to set a minimum value of cash or in-kind contributions at a value of $5. […]

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Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser - by AFGE

Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Fair Elections Emergency Amendment Act of 2019 on May 22. The act amends the definition of a qualified small-dollar contribution to set a minimum value of cash or in-kind contributions at $5. The act became […]

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In the first of two required votes, Washington D.C. City Council voted unanimously in favor of the Fair Elections Act of 2017. The legislation would create a voluntary public campaign finance program for local elections. Under the program, qualified candidates […]

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Washington D.C. City Council is reviewing four bills that would impose new regulations and restrictions on political contributions. Three bills under review would add various pay-to-play provisions. A fourth, which will be voted on by City Council on January 9, […]

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On Tuesday, January 10, the D.C. Council introduced several bills aimed at limiting big donors’ influence and increasing transparency in campaign fundraising. Citizens have accused Mayor Muriel E. Bowser, a Democrat, of participating in pay-to-play politics. One of the bills […]

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On August 18,  District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser returned an unsigned bill to reform the District’s procurement processes signaling that it can become effective without her signature. On August 24, the legislation was sent to Congress for the 30-day […]

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Attorney General Karl A. Racine proposed a new bill to close the current loophole allowing unlimited donations to political action committees (PACs) in non-election years. The bill also contains a pay-to-play provision creating a two-year period of ineligibility for “high value” […]

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November 21, 2011  •  

D.C. Council to Consider Ethics Proposal

Draft Seeks to Consolidate and Streamline Other Pending Proposals

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