Daily Media Links 1/16: One sweet lawsuit, Christie won’t seek state matching funds for primary election, and more…

In the News   New York World: Bold campaign spending rules in the spotlight  By Curtis Skinner Allen Dickerson, legal director of the Virginia-based advocacy group Center for Competitive Politics, a leader in campaign finance reform opponents was the only speaker to combat the regulation at the hearing. He asserted that disclosure regulations would be execessively […]

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Cato Institute Event: Campaign Finance after Citizens United: What Happened? What Now?

In honor of the third anniversary of the Citizens United decision, the Cato Institute is holding an event the morning of January 23rd titled “Campaign Finance after Citizens United: What Happened? What Now?.” The event, which begins at 9am, features two panels. The first panel, “After Citizens United: Did Elections Change?,” features Robert Bauer (Perkins […]

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Daily Media Links 1/15: Bill would tighten some Montana campaign finance laws, California’s lobby laws keep many influence-peddling details secret, and more…

CCP   Bauerly Vacancy May Not be Harbinger of Things to Come  By Sarah Lee Cynthia Bauerly, one of the three Democrats on the Federal Election Commission, has decided to vacate her seat, and there’s some debate as to what this means for a Commission designed to be bi-partisan and, therefore, deadlock frequently.  Read more… […]

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CCP Comments on New York Attorney General’s Charity Disclosure Regulations

CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson appeared at a hearing before New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on  Charity Disclosure Regulations. Dickerson will be speaking at 11 am at 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, Room 1923, New York, NY on the constitutional issues surrounding non-profits and current and proposed disclosure regulations. A copy of his comments can be found here.  

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In the News: New York World: Bold campaign spending rules in the spotlight

Legal Director Allen Dickerson’s comments on the constitutional issues surrounding non-profits and current and proposed disclosure regulations for New York’s Attorney General was mentioned in the New York World: …But one speaker in attendance was not so pleased. Allen Dickerson, legal director of the Virginia-based advocacy group Center for Competitive Politics, a leader in campaign finance reform […]

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Legal Director Dickerson to Testify Before NY Attorney General

CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson will be appearing this morning at a hearing before New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on  Charity Disclosure Regulations. Dickerson will be speaking at 11 am at 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, Room 1923, New York, NY on the constitutional issues surrounding non-profits and current and proposed disclosure regulations. His prepared comments specifically […]

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Daily Media Links 1/14: State campaign finance laws to get day in court, Medical organizations invoke Newtown to request more funding from Obama, and more…

In the News   US News: Reform Could Resurrect FEC’s Ability to Oversee Campaigns   By Seth Cline “I think the White House will probably at least try to fill out that seat, it’s conceivable that they could do a big grab deal where they would replace all six commissioners at one time,” says Brad Smith, […]

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Bauerly Vacancy May Not be Harbinger of Things to Come

Cynthia Bauerly, one of the three Democrats on the Federal Election Commission, has decided to vacate her seat, and there’s some debate as to what this means for a Commission designed to be bi-partisan and, therefore, deadlock frequently. The Independent Voter Network wonders thus: Aside from a Supreme Court nomination, FEC appointments can be some of […]

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Daily Media Links 1/11: Gov. Cuomo’s Wish List, Kowalko introduces ‘revolving-door’ lobbying bill, and more…

Independent Groups   Politico: Big donors hope to challenge NRA on gun control    By Tarini Parti The Giffords-linked super PAC, Americans for Responsible Solutions, is one of several gun control groups looking to raise cash and compete in the debate with the National Rifle Association. All of them have big dreams, but the NRA isn’t […]

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Daily Media Links 1/10: Group Pushing Deficit Cuts Has Deep Business Ties, Ethics group questions who picked up tab for lawmaker lunches, and more…

Independent Groups   Mother Jones: Revealed: The Massive New Liberal Plan to Remake American Politics  By Andy Kroll A month after President Barack Obama won reelection, top brass from three dozen of the most powerful groups in liberal politics met at the headquarters of the National Education Association (NEA), a few blocks north of the White […]

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