Wed. political law links

TODAY AT THE FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION.  The agenda for today’s meeting is online here.

AZ:  POLITICAL COMMITTEE RULES AT ISSUE.  “A Scottsdale resident has lodged a complaint alleging that a non-profit corporation, Scottsdale Strong, violated Arizona campaign-finance laws in mailers it sent out supporting economic development and downtown Scottsdale’s restaurant and bar industry.”

DE:  NEW LAWS.  “Under House Bill 301, an individual who makes a political contribution from a joint bank account will have to attribute the name of the donor. Similarly, Senate Bill 186 requires LLCs and corporations that donate more than $100 to disclose the name and address of one ‘responsible party’ who exercises control over the entity.”

PA: STING INVESTIGATION.  “The state Ethics Commission has launched a formal investigation into allegations that four Philadelphia legislators were captured on tape accepting money during an undercover sting investigation.”

RI:  FUNG QUESTIONS BLOCK FUNDS.  Golocalprov.  “Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung and his campaign manager are once again demanding answers from Ken Block about how his campaign for governor is being financed.”

WI:  USE OF CAMPAIGN FUNDS.  WKOW.  “A campaign finance report shows republican lawmaker Bill Kramer used donor funds to pay an attorney $10,000 to defend him against felony, sex assault accusations.”


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