1-8-20 political law links

REP. HUNTER UPDATE. NPR. “Embattled California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter is set to resign from Congress on Jan. 13 after pleading guilty last month to misusing campaign funds.”

RESULTS OF REVIEW. CVB. “Rep. Lori Trahan, D-Mass., said she is confident that she will be cleared of any wrongdoing after congressional investigators recommended further review into accusations that she violated campaign finance laws.”

FIX URGED. DC. “A bipartisan group of campaign finance lawyers sent a letter to President Donald Trump and congressional leaders of both parties Monday urging the nomination and confirmation of a new slate of commissioners to the Federal Election Commission.”

MA: DRAWING FIRE. BG. “A Middleborough selectman has agreed to pay $2,000 to the state to resolve a slew of campaign finance violations, including inaccurately reporting donations received from a director of a marijuana business seeking approval to open in the town.”

MA: GROUP INVESTIGATED. PA. “The group that is accusing the mayor of violating campaign finance law was investigated for finance campaign reform last month itself.”

MY: FIGHT CONTINUES. VJ. “Governor Bullock responded to the decision by Judge Lovell that dismissed a case brought by an out-of-state dark money group challenging his executive order on dark money.”

WA: ALLEGED CONCEALMENT. ST. “A Grant County lawyer and a Moses Lake business owner violated campaign finance law by concealing that they were responsible for political fliers mailed to voters during the 2014 campaign for Grant County prosecutor, a judge has ruled.”


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