Category Archives: Legislation

FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub Makes the Case In Support of Seattle’s New Landmark Campaign Finance Law

FEC Commissioner Ellen Weintraub argues in a New York Times opinion piece why Seattle’s new law banning foreign-influenced corporations from spending money in Seattle elections is constitutional and correct.  Commissioner Weintraub writes:   “Seattle, along with other cities and states, doesn’t … More »

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WATCH: Ron Fein Discusses Seattle Legislation to End Super PACs and Stop Foreign-Influenced Corporate Spending To Influence Local Elections

FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein joined John Iadarola on The Damage Report to discuss Seattle’s proposed legislation to end foreign-influenced corporate political spending and super PACs in local elections.  “The legislation has two main parts. One of them is to … More »

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New CAP Report on Ending Foreign-Influenced Corporate Spending in U.S. Elections Highlights Problem, Validates FSFP’s Work

A new report from the Center for American Progress, written by senior fellow Michael Sozan, highlights the problem of political spending by foreign-influenced corporations. The report—which cites Free Speech For People’s pioneering legislative work in places like Seattle, St. Petersburg, … More »

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Tell Mitch McConnell: We need election security!

In 2016, Russia interfered with our elections to help elect Donald Trump. According to multiple current and former officials, foreign powers are already attempting to meddle in the 2020 election as well. And our election systems across the country remain … More »

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Statement in Support of HR1

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 »

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