Prop. 8 Lawsuit

The Mormon Times reports on the lawsuit surrounding California’s Proposition 8 here. The suit seeks a court order exempting Proposition 8 committees from identifying people who donated shortly before or after the Nov. 4 election. Previous contributors already have been … Continue reading

Personal Use

In terms of the types of uses that constitute potential personal use of campaign funds, this case doesn’t seem so outrageous.  Dallas City Council member Carolyn Davis used campaign finance money to fix her car’s brakes — a potential violation … Continue reading

DiMasi to Resign

In a story I’ve followed for some time, Mass. House Speaker Salvatore DiMasi has announced that he intends to resign. DiMasi, reeling from ethics probes connected to his former campaign treasurer, ended months of speculation during which his subordinates have … Continue reading