2-11 political law links

LEGAL BILLS PAID. HILL. “President Trump’s campaign spent nearly $100,000 of donor money to a law firm representing Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, ABC News reported Friday.”

BODYGUARD PAID. CNBC. “A company owned by Keith Schiller, President Donald Trump’s former longtime bodyguard, has received $225,000 from the Republican National Committee for security consulting since he left his job as White House director of Oval Office operations in September 2017, according to interviews and newly released campaign filings.”

AOC VIRAL. MASH. “Maybe you’ve never heard of the H.R. 1 bill, but chances are you’ve seen the viral video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez playing what she’s called the ‘Corruption Game.'”

BAN INTRODUCED. SLO. “The Corporate Political Disclosure Act of 2019 would require publicly traded corporations to disclose political expenditures to their shareholders and to the general public through the Securities and Exchange Commission.”

CA: EASING ACCESS. CPR. “Californians can already access campaign finance records online for state and federal candidates. But those same records aren’t as easy to find for candidates in city and county races.”

CA: ALLEGATIONS FORWARDED. DE. “The Davis City Council has forwarded allegations that opponents of Measure L violated the Political Reform Act to the Yolo County District Attorney’s Office and the state Fair Political Practices Commission for further review.”

IL: GROUPS READY. HR. “Two ‘dark money’ groups are stepping up to separately promote and attack the new governor’s agenda.”

NV: MONEY RAISED. NI. “The collected data offers a picture, though, of how the most powerful and well-connected industries in Nevada — gaming, energy and organized labor — contribute to campaigns and offers a glimpse at how legislative campaigns are funded and operate.”


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