9.16 political law links

QUESTIONS RAISED. NYP. “Businessman Andrew Yang’s proposal to give 10 families a thousand bucks a month each for a year made a splash Friday — with campaign finance lawyers.”

LAST WEEK AT THE FEC. Weekly Digest.

COSTS IN THE NEWS. AT. “While Vice President Mike Pence’s fundraising visit to Aspen has come and gone, a lingering question has been whether the anonymous donations made to cover expenses absorbed by supporting local law enforcement agencies were political contributions.”

KY: GUILTY VERDICT. WDRB. “A federal jury in Frankfort, Kentucky, has convicted Jerry Lundergan, the father of Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, of funneling more than more than $206,670 of illegal corporate contributions to his daughter’s failed 2014 challenge of Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell.”

NJ: GROUP DISCLOSES. INQ. “A political nonprofit group founded by campaign advisers to Gov. Phil Murphy has disclosed its donors after resisting pressure to do so for months.”


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