Wed. political law links

RULES CHANGE HELPS R’S.  “Under the old rules, an individual could give up to $33,400 a year to the Republican or Democratic national committees. The new rule allows donors to give 10 times that amount.”

SUPER PAC HAUL.  MW.  “A super PAC backing Jeb Bush is likely to fall short of collecting $100 million by the end of this month.”

SUPER PAC HIRE.  Bloomberg.  “According to two people close to Kasich, his super-PAC, New Day for America, has hired Fred Davis to do its media work and strategy.”

WAXMAN HIRED.  Hill.  “Former Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) is now a registered lobbyist for T-Mobile and four other groups.”

BONANZA.  NYT.  “Most lobbying compensation packages are closed to public view, but some – especially of top officials working for tax-exempt trade associations – are not.”

LOBBYING RULE ISSUE.  Navy Times.  “POGO head Danielle Brian called the comments a violation of the 1913 Anti-Lobbying Act that ‘prohibits the use of taxpayer funds by federal agencies to conduct grassroots lobbying efforts to pressure Congress to support ‘any legislation or appropriation by Congress.””

AL:  MORE ENFORCEMENT.  Dec. Daily.  “Legislation approved in the Alabama Statehouse gives more clarity and enforcement capabilities to the state’s campaign finance reporting laws, the bill’s sponsor and drafter said.

IA:  NEW REFORM.  DMR.  ” A new bipartisan group in Iowa is pushing for campaign finance reform in the run-up to the 2016 presidential election.”

HAVE A GOOD DAY.  I’ll send around the next set of links next week.  Have a great weekend.

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