10.15.18 Political Law Links

SUPER PAC NEED.   CUT.  “Bankers have a Super PAC; credit unions do not appear to have one. If they do, a lot of people don’t know about it.”

AZ:  FAKE CONTRIBUTIONS ALLEGED.   AZF.  “The volunteer and another man had reportedly gone to O’Halleran’s office and donated $40 to his campaign.  The donors reportedly left bogus names and said they belonged to NAU’s Communist Party.”

CO:  GOV. TRAVEL.   DP.  “An ethics complaint filed Friday against Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper alleges the two-term Democrat has made a habit of crisscrossing the globe on private jets owned by wealthy benefactors…”

CO: NOT GUILTY.  RH.  “The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office on Thursday dismissed a complaint against Larimer County Clerk and Recorder Angela Myers, who was accused last month of committing a years-long campaign finance violation related to the use of her personal cellphone by her opponent in the November election.”

ID:  AMENDMENTS TO BE FILED.   IP.  “Idaho Secretary of State Lawerence Denney is filing amendments to his campaign finance reports, both the one he filed yesterday and the one he filed after the primary election, because both were missing a required schedule showing a $15,000 debt to his wife, Donna.”

IA:  COMPLAINTS DISMISSED.   DMR.  “A bipartisan Iowa House Ethics Committee quickly voted unanimously Friday to dismiss two ethics complaints against state Rep. Abby Finkenauer, and lawmakers from both parties called the allegations partisan and without merit.”

NY:  COMPLAINT FILED.   TT.  “Six people in the 101st Assembly District have filed a complaint with the New York State Board of Elections and the Attorney General’s Office against Assemblyman Brian Miller for what they believe to be campaign finance violations in 2016.”

NC:  LOBBYIST INVESTIGATION.    WBTV. “The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is investigating Mark Bibbs, an attorney and former lobbyist, for potential campaign finance violations.”


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