Good morning, here are today’s political law links, 7.30.13


PROBE EXPANDS.  The Hill.  “The IRS subjected conservative groups already granted tax-exempt status to additional scrutiny during the 2012 election cycle, House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) charged on Monday.”

ENROLL AMERICA PROBE SOUGHT.  Story here.  “A watchdog group is asking the IRS to review the tax-exempt status of a organization crucial in helping to promote ObamaCare.”

FEC:  MANUAL UPDATE.  The Post.  “The House Administration committee’s top Republican last week scolded the Federal Election Commission for failing to approve an enforcement manual two years after lawmakers asked the panel to complete the task.”

CA:  PROBE POSSIBLE FOR NONFILER.  Here.  “State officials are considering whether to open an investigation into the failure of a Compton councilman to file required campaign finance reports.”

CA:  PROBE REQUEST REJECTED.  Story here.  “The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has decided not to investigate Two Countries One Voice (TCOV), a self-described  grass- roots Latino movement that has been campaigning against Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s alleged “monopolistic practices,” for possible violation of lobbying regulations.”

NY:  COMMISSIONER RESIGNS.  Here.  “One of the most respected members of New York’s ethics board is resigning after serving during the board’s rocky two-year start.”


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