3.10.20 political law links

COMPLAINT IN THE NEWS. NWT. “Six Republican state representatives issued a statement today that they want more complete answers from fellow state Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, in response to primary opponent state Sen. Sue Rezin’s, R-Morris, complaint to the Federal Election Commission.”

COMPLAINT HIT. WFB. “A watchdog group hit Iowa Democrat Theresa Greenfield with a complaint alleging her Senate campaign illegally coordinated with a super PAC affiliated with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.).”

SUPER PAC COVER. POL. “Democrats’ flagship 2020 super PAC plans to launch ads aiding Joe Biden in the presidential race, arguing that as the party’s likely nominee for president, Biden needs to be defended from attacks being waged by President Donald Trump and his allies.”

LA: CASINO BAN. NPR. “In Louisiana, casinos are prohibited from making campaign contributions to state politicians or campaigns. But casinos can donate money to federal groups such as the Democratic and Republican governors associations. And these outside groups can spend freely on state races.”

OH: FEW REPORTS. VIN. “With no primaries for any Mahoning County office on either the executive or judicial levels, only a handful of candidates filed campaign finance reports.”

WA: PAIR TO PLAY. YH. “A businessman and a lawyer in Grant County have agreed to pay $250,000 in fines and legal expenses after a judge found that they committed campaign finance violations, but the defendants insist the case is a serious overreach by Attorney General Bob Ferguson.”


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