Today’s Political Law Links

ACCOUNTING FOR CONTRIBUTIONS.   CPAPA.  “We scoured the Federal Election Commission website to find relevant information for accountants who are working with political candidates and campaigns.”

MONEY AND MIDTERM$.   NMP.  “Timed right, a super PAC might get a month or more undercover before being required to reveal its donors. And if a super PAC launches right before the election, voters won’t know who’s funding it until after they go to the polls.”

CT:  MONEY IN POLITICS EFFORT.   JI.  “Lawmakers are renewing their efforts to make Connecticut the sixth state to pass legislation aimed at creating a path to a U.S. constitutional amendment to prevent undue influence of money in politics.”

FL:  ACCUSATIONS MADE.   MIN.  “Less than one month from this year’s Marco Island City Council election, a candidate is facing allegations of campaign finance violations after a complaint was filed with the Florida Elections Commission less than two weeks ago.”

MA:  LAWSUIT FILED.   SE.  “The Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance (MassFiscal) last week filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Maura Healey and the Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) alleging that one of the state’s campaign finance laws violates the constitution.”

NJ:  TIES TO BERMUDA.   INJ.  “Gov. Phil Murphy’s campaign paid $2 million to a consulting company led by one of his top aides who at the time was tied to a campaign finance scandal under police investigation in Bermuda known as Jetgate.”

WI:  “DARK MONEY” FEAR.   MAD.  “Wisconsin is the darkest of dark states, thanks in no small part to Walker, his Republican pals in the Legislature, and the Wisconsin Supreme Court.”


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