Big 1A Day & more political law links

JUSTICES AFFIRM 1A PRINCIPLES.    NYT.  “The Supreme Court reaffirmed core free-speech principles in two cases on Monday, both decided without dissent.”

GRAYSON FUNDRAISING.   WE.  “Former Rep. Alan Grayson is running a fundraising campaign supporting Jon Ossoff, the Democrat in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District that’s set to be decided in Tuesday’s special election.”

HI:  LOBBYIST REPORTING.   CB.  “Companies spent more than $200,000 to sway Honolulu’s elected officials last year, according to lobbying reports filed with the city Ethics Commission in January.”

ID:  ADDRESSING CAMPAIGN FINANCE.   KLIX.  “Idaho’s top legislative leaders have formed a working group to study possible changes to the state’s campaign finance laws.”

MO:  COMPLAINT DISMISSED.  NL.  “In its written decision, the ethics commission said it did not find that Stephens used public money to support or oppose any candidate for office and that Stephens did not violate conflict of interest laws.”

PA:  LOAN REPORTING.   ABC.  “Newswatch 16 has learned the state attorney general’s office has been asked to review State Representative Kevin Haggerty’s campaign finance reports.”

USVI:   CONTRIBUTIONS RETURNED.   DN.  “A third senator has submitted documents showing that he has returned a campaign contribution from a company with close ties to a V.I. casino operator.”

WA:  COMPLAINT FILED.   AG.  “The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) announced that it filed a complaint in King County Superior Court today alleging campaign finance violations by the Eastside Democratic Dinner Committee. Specifically, the committee failed to timely file seven financial disclosure reports accounting for more than $16,000 in contributions and expenditures.”


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