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State ban on corporate political donations before Montana Supreme Court

Charles S. Johnson

Billing Gazette

September 18, 2011

HELENA — The state Supreme Court will hear a case Wednesday that could have major impacts on future elections as it decides whether to retain or toss out Montana’s century-old ban on direct corporate spending for or against political candidates.

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Groups petition Del. attorney general to revoke Massey charter

Manuel Quinones, E&E reporter
Published: Friday, September 16, 2011
E&E News PM

Advocacy groups petitioned Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden (D) today to revoke Massey Energy Co.’s corporate charter.

The groups — Free Speech for People, Appalachian Voices and the Rainforest Action Network — said 35,000 people signed the petition, which cites Massey’s environmental record and its role in the Upper Big Branch explosion that killed 29 miners in West Virginia last year.

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Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden Asked to Revoke Massey Energy’s Corporate Charter

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CONTACT: Daniel Kessler, 510-501-1779 DATE: Sept. 16, 2011 FOR RELEASE: Immediate

DELAWARE ATTORNEY GENERAL ASKED TO REVOKE MASSEY ENERGY’S CORPORATE CHARTER

FREE SPEECH FOR PEOPLE, APPALACHIAN VOICES, AND RAINFOREST ACTION NETWORK SAY MOVE CAUSED BY ‘A SHOCKING CORPORATE CULTURE OF ILLEGALITY’ (1)

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After Citizens United featuring FSFP co-founder Jeff Clements

The Montana Lawyer Chapter along with the University of Montana School of Law Student Chapter of the American Constitution Society Present:

After Citizens United

Introduction and Questions by:
Anthony Johnstone
Former Montana Solicitor General; Part- Professor, University of Montana School of Law

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Join us for a special screening of The Last Mountain

We are co-hosting a special screening of The Last Mountain, along with a discussion forum afterward, as part of bringing our campaign to revoke Massey Energy’s corporate charter offline and into the real world.

The Last Mountain
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE
Friday, September 16
7:00p-10:00p
Free and open to the public

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