Daily Media Links 10/28: President Obama heads into intensive fall fundraising stretch, Gap Clothing Chain Founders Were Behind California ‘Dark Money’ Campaign Posted, and more…

In the News Delmarva Public Radio: Election Disclosure Law for Advocacy Groups Challenged in Delaware   By Don Rush The conservative group Delaware Strong Families has filed a federal lawsuit that challenges a new election law that requires advocacy groups to disclose donors behind political ads. The group publishes a voter guide during elections. Under the law third-party […]

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In the News: CPI: Business groups assail political transparency

By Dave Levithal Three of the nation’s most prominent trade associations are striking back at a corporate disclosure study that concludes large companies are increasingly more transparent about their politicking. In a letter dated Oct. 17, obtained by the Center for Public Integrity, the groups slam the CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Accountability and Disclosure as […]

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In the News: Delmarva Public Radio: Election Disclosure Law for Advocacy Groups Challenged in Delaware

By Don Rush The conservative group Delaware Strong Families has filed a federal lawsuit that challenges a new election law that requires advocacy groups to disclose donors behind political ads …. Allen Dickerson is the legal director for the Center for Competitive Politics which brought the suit on behalf of the group. He told the Wilmington […]

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Daily Media Links 10/25: Delaware Faces Lawsuit Over Campaign Finance Law That Targets Political Speech, McCutcheon and the Biennial Bottleneck, and more…

In the News Reason: Delaware Faces Lawsuit Over Campaign Finance Law That Targets Political Speech By Ed Krayewski Free speech’ll cost you if you’re talking about politicians. Last year, Delaware passed broad new laws on campaign finance “reform” that politicians claimed would lead to more “transparent” government. Among the bills signed into law was HB 300, which aimed to require “[p]ersons […]

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In the News: Reason: Delaware Faces Lawsuit Over Campaign Finance Law That Targets Political Speech

By Ed Krayewski Free speech’ll cost you if you’re talking about politicians. Last year, Delaware passed broad new laws on campaign finance “reform” that politicians claimed would lead to more “transparent” government. Among the bills signed into law was HB 300, which aimed to require “[p]ersons who buy ads that do not use ‘magic words’” but […]

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Daily Media Links 10/24: Group Files Lawsuit Challenging Delaware Voter Guide Restrictions, Knowledge is Power, and more…

CCP Group Files Lawsuit Challenging Delaware Voter Guide Restrictions  The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) filed a lawsuit in federal court today seeking to overturn a new Delaware law that violates the First Amendment by placing unconstitutional burdens on groups that publish nonpartisan voter guides. “The law requires groups to choose between publishing a voter guide or submitting […]

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In the News: Delaware Online: Conservative group files suit over Delaware donor disclosure law

By Sean O’Sullivan and Jonathan Starkey The conservative group Delaware Strong Families has filed suit in U.S. District Court challenging a new Delaware election law requiring advocacy groups to disclose donors behind political ads. The 18-page lawsuit says…[the group] will fall under the Delaware Elections Disclosure Act forcing it to comply with “burdensome” regulations that will […]

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In the News: Syracuse Post-Standard: Manlius resident drops federal lawsuit; vows scrutiny over new rules

By Elizabeth Doran The federal lawsuit filed in August against the town of Manlius’ sign law has been dropped now that the town board has repealed its restrictive law. Manlius resident David Rubin, who is the former dean of Syracuse University’s communications school, said the lawsuit isn’t proceeding because the town’s sign law doesn’t exist […]

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Daily Media Links 10/23: “Using ‘Disclosure’ to Silence Corporate America”, Richer Parties, Better Politics? Party-Centered Campaign Finance Laws and American Democracy, and more…

CCP “Using ‘Disclosure’ to Silence Corporate America”  By Joe Trotter Unfortunately, a number of companies wind up capitulating to CPA’s demands, even if the measures lack support from their shareholders.  The truth is that CPA doesn’t care about shareholders; they care about advancing a political agenda.  It is also unfortunate that, as Mr. Macey points […]

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Delaware Strong Families v. Biden Verified Complaint

The Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to overturn a new Delaware law that violates the First Amendment by placing unconstitutional burdens on groups that publish nonpartisan voter guides. “The law requires groups to choose between publishing a voter guide or submitting to substantial regulatory burdens while violating the privacy of […]

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