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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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