Free Speech For People joined a national coalition of public interest organizations in a written statement for the record in support of HR1, which includes reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting and government ethics … More
Category Archives: House
We at Free Speech For People were sad to learn of the passing of Representative Walter Jones (R-NC3). Representative Jones was a strong supporter of campaign finance reform. We were proud to work with him as one of the lead … More
And YOU thought this bill was weak and partial enough to slip through. And YOU thought it was the Republicans who worked for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. These are the new teams, boys and girls: on one side elected officials, on the other side all the rest of us.
Follow this amendment on Thomas for cosponsors and hearings.
Proposing the `Doris `Granny D’ Haddock Amendment of 2010′ to the Constitution of the United States regarding the authority of Congress and the States to regulate the spending and activities… (Introduced in House)
HJ 82 IH
While Congress may be restrained, to put it politely, in its efforts to clean up corruption for its own sake, xenophobia may come to the rescue. The LA Times reports that the Democratic party’s legislation in both houses is “now considering a broad definition of foreign corporations — companies that are more than 20% owned by non-American entities. That could end up banning thousands of corporations from contributing to political activities.”
H. R. 4729
To clarify the situations in which a corporation may be treated as a person under Federal law.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
March 2, 2010
No Taxpayer Money for Corporate Campaigns Act of 2010 (Introduced in House)
HR 4550 IH
Shareholder Protection Act of 2010 (Introduced in House)
HR 4537 IH
Here’s Bill Pascrell’s HR 4522
John Hall’s: HR 4517
Tom Perriello’s HR 4523
Rosa De Lauro’s HR 4540
This is the package of bills we’ve been expecting from Rep Van Hollen and Senator Schumer.
UPDATE: A blog by Schumer.