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B.C. Municipalities want campaign finance reform ... the role of money in local politics in time for next year's elections. ... concern that the same political fundraising rules being considered for the province would apply to Municipalities. ... and union donations and limiting individual contributions to $1,200.

politics government Watch ... That means it would be illegal for Jepsen, in a campaign of his own, ... financial sources on behalf of a friend's out-of-state campaign. ... state officials and legislators to make campaign contributions, and to ... The program provides grants of public funds for their campaigns ...
B.C. Municipalities call for campaign finance reform in local politics ... The B.C. government has tabled a bill that would rein in political ... banning corporate and union donations and limiting individual contributions to $1,200.
Albert R. Hunt: campaign finance reformers ready for battle with Trump ... finance reforms, including full disclosure of political contributions, and ... money into political campaigns, and Republican congressional leaders and ...

JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri's new campaign finance rules are ... Missouri to allow businesses to establish Political Action Committees and then ...
Oklahoma City (AP) -- A Republican candidate for an Oklahoma state House seat says a campaign staffer's mistake led to the title of a ...
Adams spoke a lot about campaign finance reform in her 2016 ... 19 that would have limited individual contributions to 2 percent of the county's ...
This principal campaign committee allowed Hammon to begin raising ... and faces a maximum of 20 years in prison and financial penalties. ... Jess Brown, a retired political science professor at Athens State ... "The seed corn for unethical behavior in Montgomery is the campaign finance law," he said.
Accused of laundering money into his 2015 political campaign with the help ... into his campaign, despite facing no contribution limits himself. ... flood in to what was once the sleepy politics of public education. ... Rodriguez stressed that the contributions had not been coerced and would not be reimbursed.
Miami Beach Commissioner Michael Grieco said Monday he was dropping his re-election bid because of the "sacrifices" he's made for his ...
Right After Trump Blamed High Drug Prices On Campaign Cash, Drugmakers Gave More ... The next day, drugmakers donated more money to political campaigns than they ... industry had been among Chaffetz's top campaign contributors. ... The totals include direct contributions to campaign PACs and ...
The timing of contributions coming from US citizens with ties to Russia ... A review of Trump campaign records conducted by the Center For Responsive Politics for ... politics, which specializes in analyzing and tracking political ...
Commentary- The Pearce for New Mexico campaign released the following statement after the Secretary of State and the Attorney General filed ...
Tim Keller has the best of all political campaign finance worlds -- first by getting public financing to the tune of $342,952 and being able to say ...
You wouldn't expect to see the leader of California's campaign ... Jerry Brown to veto sweeping new disclosure rules for political ... Act," that rewrites rules for campaign contributions that are "earmarked." ... times above the maximum single contribution -- must be disclosed, .... Updates on California politics.

LANSING -- The Michigan Legislature has a new challenger for the dubious distinction of being the worst violator of state campaign finance ...
Several candidates for Charlotte City Council District 5 have not filed campaign finance reports, which are required by law so voters can see ...
A political consultant from Naperville has been sentenced to prison for his role in funneling illegal campaign contributions to candidates in the 2012 ... By law, foreign citizens are not allowed to contribute to U.S. political campaigns. ... According to authorities, Singh covered up a contribution of $260,000 ...
Dwayne L. Taylor, 49, was found guilty in federal court on all nine counts of wire fraud for using campaign contributions to pay for personal ...
Ethics hearing highlights ambiguity in public finance rules ... public financing after his campaign collected almost 400 qualified contributions of $5 along ... or if it should be filed as a campaign loan, contribution or expenditure. ... help people here in the city and not to run political campaigns," McKenney said.
More specifically, a political pub crawl for cash. ... landmark California Political Reform Act and a longtime advocate for campaign finance laws.
Kid Rock is blasting reports that he could be in violation of campaign finance laws ahead of a possible Michigan Senate bid, telling the ...
... the 30 bills introduced in Congress that pertain to money in politics -- both ... Kentucky, a state that hasn't increased its campaign contribution ... in the right direction to allow campaigns and political parties to raise ... of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver proposed a campaign-finance rule ..... Financial Times.
WASHINGTON -- Paul Manafort's notes from a controversial Trump Tower meeting with Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign ...
NEW BEDFORD -- The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political finance will host a training seminar on the state's filing and depository ...
oil companies may finance Guyana's elections campaign, warns Nigel Hughes ... election campaigns in exercising leverage over the country's political landscape. ... Noting that an election campaign in Guyana costs less than US$8 million ... Nigel Hughes appears to be new to oil politics so let us help him ...
Engen has raised over $54,500 in campaign donations from more than ... $4,500 in payroll to 2017 UM communications and political science major Mackenzie Lombardi. ... at $60,000 to $80,000 in campaign finances, according to the National ... Financial representative Jesse Ramos has raised $1,147.
Incumbent Brockton mayor has upper hand on campaign funding ... Publicly filed campaign records show a massive disparity in political funds ... submitted to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political finance reveals an ... make contributions even when they don't agree with the mayor's policy.".
About a dozen of the contributors do business with the city. Images: ... "Campaign contributions benefit political candidates and campaigns.
Every American deserves to know that their voice and their vote is equal to that of their fellow citizens. But today, the political system is captured ...
Currently, the secretary of state interprets campaign finance rules. For Mauger, the upshot is clear: more money in politics, and more power to ...
NJ politics Digest: The Roundabout Route of Campaign Contributions ... big donations without running afoul of campaign finance regulations. ... run by unqualified political appointees not willing to make changes needed to ...
A political group trying to drive big money out of politics is endorsing three House ... that the party adopt an aggressive message of campaign finance reform. ... orders from the Lobbyists who paid for their political campaigns.
The go-to source for news on California policy and politics ... Before the change, the FPPC interpreted campaign finance law to mean that ... saying it could be seen as a political move that damages the agency's reputation. ... have argued that the FPPC was wrong about contribution limits in recall elections.
A Missoula attorney has agreed to pay a fine and help support a legal course on elections to settle a complaint that he and a Political Action Committee supporting County Attorney Kirsten Pabst during the 2014 election filed finance report that were ...
firefighter unions across Arizona donated hundreds and thousands of dollars to mayor and city council candidates they often had never met.
A laid-off grocery bagger learned to code and is now shining a light on spending by politicians, their campaigns, and outside groups.
Last fall, Sightline Institute executive director Alan Durning joined Western Washington University (WWU) political science professor Sarah Weir, as well as Washington Policy Center president Dann Mead Smith in a panel discussion of campaign finance in ...
HARTFORD - In a partisan committee vote Monday night, a bill was approved that would shine light on so-called dark money, the anonymous political ...
To a federal judge, the state's ban on political donations by the medical-marijuana industry to others was fundamentally different from similar limits imposed on lobbying, liquor and gambling interests.
India's parliamentary political system means that individual lawmakers have limited agenda-setting power, almost no ability to represent constituencies rather ...
Maine law requires candidates and political action committees to quickly report major campaign contributions and expenditures during the two weeks before an ...
A finance bill approved by lawmakers last week would enable individuals to make large political donations anonymously - by purchasing bank certificates redeemable by parties - and eliminate limits on corporate contributions to parties. ... the ...
"We need more limits on campaign contributions. We need to do more to make sure that the richest Illinois residents don't have as much power in our campaigns and ordinary people have more power. So I think it's not what the state needed," Biss said.
When he took hundreds of thousands of dollars in campaign donations to pay for flights on his personal aircraft, he insisted, he wasn't converting campaign funds to personal use; he was saving the taxpayers' money. "I never thought I'd be attacked for ...
... a political activist and Bernie Sanders delegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention, is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S.
The state of Illinois enacted in 2013 a pretty blatantly unconstitutional law forbidding businesses engaged in (legal) medical marijuana sales or growing from contributing to political campaigns, in effect either directly or via a PAC (though only the ...
The Justice Department is investigating Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), the House Ethics Committee revealed in a statement on Thursday.


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