Tag: SuperPACs

VIDEO: The Ongoing Fight To Abolish Super PACs and Prohibit Foreign-Influenced Corporate Spending in State Elections.

In March 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in SpeechNow.org v. FEC opened the door to super PACs by holding that the federal law limiting contributions to political committees to $5,000 per person each year could not be applied to a political committee that promised to make only “independent expenditures.” At the same
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Abolish Super PACs, Ban Foreign Corporate Money: State Legislators Hear Testimony on Bills to Protect Election Integrity in Massachusetts.

BOSTON, MA – As multinational corporations like Uber and Lyft prepare to push a new ballot measure in Massachusetts that would define their drivers as independent contractors, state legislators will hear public testimony today on bills to abolish super PACs and to prohibit spending by foreign-influenced corporations in Massachusetts elections. The hearing, before the Joint
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New FSFP Oped In Business Insider on The Alaska Court Case That Could End Super PACs and Reshape Our Democracy.

Business Insider recently published a new oped by FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein, FSFP President John Bonifaz, and FSFP Board Chair and Senior Legal Advisor Ben Clements on the Alaska court case that could end super PACs and reshape our democracy. The Alaska case hinges on a simple question: is this practice corrupt? Under Supreme
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