4.22 political law links

FINAL BILL. POL. “Mike Bloomberg ended his ill-fated presidential bid on March 4, but his campaign still shelled out nine figures last month anyway, taking his total spending over $1 billion in a losing run for the Democratic nomination.”

CASH ALLEGATION. TI. “Detroit City Council President and former U.S. Rep. Brenda Jones accepted campaign contributions that violate state rules against pay-to-play activity, according to a review of campaign finance records and interviews with ethics experts.”

OR: MORE COMPLAINTS. PM. “Campaign finance reform activists have accused Mayor Ted Wheeler of not complying with new disclosure requirements in his reelection advertising.”

WA: COURT REVIVES. IEG. “The Washington State Supreme Court last week reinstated a record $18 million fine against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) for hiding the names of companies who contributed to the food industry group’s effort to defeat the state’s GMO labeling initiative.”


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