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Moss is still at a decided disadvantage money-wise to Bucshon, a veteran of seven-plus years in Congress with access to political action committees and other high-dollar donors. Bucshon reported having more than $392,000 cash on hand as of April 18. He made no loans or gifts to his re-election ...
If you want to see what someone values, look where they spend their personal funds and money they funnel through political action committees that they run. That was the ... Most of his spending — $118,000 — was funneled through his political action committee as part of his bid to lead the Maine House.

RPAC, the political arm of the National Association of REALTORS®, announced its endorsement of Cindy Hyde-Smith for United States Senate, following a recommendation from MARPAC, the Mississippi Association of REALTORS® Political Action Committee. Mississippi REALTORS® 2018 President ...
Fire Your Congressman Political Action Committee, or FYC PAC, was designed to unseat incumbent members of congress by using against them the one advantage they've wielded against challengers for decades: money. Gainesville resident Norbert Richter considered running against incumbent Ted ...
The Lakewood Democrat lashed out hours after the State Building and Construction Trades Council of California filed paperwork for a political action committee to defeat Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens). Garcia, who's seeking her fourth term, took an unpaid leave of absence in February following ...
Josh Kaul, candidate for Wisconsin Attorney General, with his wife Lindsey and children Simon and Henry (Photo: joshkaul.org). In a bid to expand and increase the potential number of Indian-Americans in local and state offices around the country, a political action committee focused on the community has ...

Wichita residents against the bond are working with Texans for Freedom, a political action committee based in the Dallas area aiming to educate voters on why they should vote no on the City Bond. Some residents in opposition are in the works of hosting events to inform others on why they plan to vote no ...
With one exception, incumbents have gobbled up every endorsement by Durham's two influential political action committees and the Durham Association ... chairman of the DCAP's political action committee, said Beyer's response to a question about the DPS' 95th rank in grade-level-proficiency among the ...
By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com. A nonpartisan political action committee is seeking to change the city's political discourse ahead of the June 12 Democratic primary and the November general election. The group, called Alexandrians for Better City Government, launched officially on ...
In a year when they'll have the added burden of running under the banner of President Donald Trump, Oregon's vastly outnumbered Republicans have to pick their spots. It appears that's what they are doing—with a slew of new, separate issue-specific political action committees. A few of the names ...
Manjarres' announcement makes official what he's effectively been doing since last year when he said he was exploring a candidacy — and began raising political money for a super political action committee. The super PAC, America First Agenda, raised $317,000 and spent $275,000 as of Dec. 31, the ...
Think of it like this: One way a company could please Senator Chuck Grassley, the Iowa Republican who leads the judiciary committee and is a member of the committees on finance, agriculture, the budget and taxation, would be to have a corporate political action committee donate directly to his campaign.
Thw Detroit Regional Chamber's annual Mackinac Policy Conference is May 29-June 1 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island. The chamber's political action committee is sponsoring a gubernatorial debate on May 31, the final night of the four-day gathering of the state's business, education, political and ...
Donations to the National Rifle Association's political action committee more than tripled amid heightened calls for stricter gun control laws. After a 19-year-old with an AR 15-style rifle took 17 lives Feb. 14 at a high school in Parkland, Florida, some Americans demanded more restrictions on gun ownership.
The Long Beach Police Officers Association Political Action Committee has donated $50,000 to a just-formed Mayor Robert Garcia Committee to Support Utility Transfer Measure. The Firefighters Local 372 matched that contribution. That ballot item is a proposed city charter change allowing money to flow ...
But in an awkward twist, Celgene's corporate political action committee has donated thousands of dollars to Menendez's campaign fund and his leadership PAC, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission. The donations came as Menendez's legal problems were in the news — including ...
Ron Verini, director of Citizens for a Better Ontario, a political action committee providing information to the public and supporting a “yes” vote of ballot measures in May that would add a 1 percent sales tax and a cap on that sales tax, points to crime data while explaining why increased funds to the City of ...

Facebook Inc., which is facing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its data sharing practices, is lagging its peers in terms of cash available to donate to campaigns as it seeks to win back friends and influence people in Washington. Its political action committee, Facebook Inc. PAC, has $120,000 in cash in hand, ...
The National Rifle Association's political action committee saw a threefold increase in donations from January to February, according to recent disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission. In February alone, the NRA Political Victory Fund raked in $779,062 in individual contributions, which ...
“We're paying off a fine, the debt and responsibility that we have,” Marler said this week. “None of that money went to voter contacts, or for any other political reason.” The $2,000 contribution came from another political action committee, Safest City Spokane, which is also linked to the firefighters union.
Marin Women's Political Action Committee raised $3,000 at its annual elected women's luncheon at the Club Restaurant at McInnis Park in San Rafael. The event was attended by 120 people, including Diana Conti and Gina Brewer, both of Mill Valley; Shelly Scott, Lori Frugoli and Barbara Matas, all of ...
March 15, 2018 (La Mesa) – The San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a Santee-based political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights, will host its 2018 California Gun Laws Convention, an event open to the public, from 4 to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Surfside Race Place, ...
UnifiEd Executive Director Jonas Barriere is stepping away from the local education-focused nonprofit to take the helm of a related, but separate entity — the UnifiEd Action political action committee. Last fall, Unified Action and the UnifiEd Action PAC were launched to take the goals of reforming public ...
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A political action committee is calling the National Rifle Association a "terrorist organization" in a new billboard in Florida. The Pensacola News Journal reports the sign was funded by Mad Dog PAC, registered in December by former Bill Clinton administration staffer Claude ...
SARATOGA COUNTY — CapitalWomen, a political action committee, is expanding its reach to Saratoga County, and former Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen will be at the helm. The organization's goal is to help more women achieve political office. Co-founder Libby Post, a political consultant and ...
With the goal of encouraging more women to run for local political office, a new political action committee is launching in Saratoga County. Our Matt Hunter has the details. SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – As a former four-term county supervisor and two-term mayor in Saratoga Springs, Joanne Yepsen is well ...
Watch the 2018 presentation of Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC). CPAC is a three-day event, running from February 22 to February 24. Here is the schedule. Here is the list of speakers. Related Topics: CPAC. Sign Up For RC Newsletters. Comment. Show commentsHide Comments.
Sinclair Broadcast Group is asking its managers, including news directors, to considering contributing to the company's Political Action Committee, a solicitation that violates journalistic norms, ethicists say. “Please take the time to evaluate the importance that the Sinclair PAC can have towards benefiting ...
Sinclair Broadcast Group is asking top executives, including news directors, to make donations to its political action committee, an unusual move that is raising concerns among media ethics experts. The broadcast company is asking that the gifts be made to the Sinclair PAC to fight deregulation efforts, and ...
Drake University's Student Senate is in the process of creating a new campus organization to be known as the Political Action Committee or the PAC. ... “The idea behind the Political Action Committee is because there is no political organization on Drake's campus where students of all political ideologies ...
As so-called political action committees — primarily in connection with conservative politics — were proliferating, the NDP government passed legislation requiring third-party political advertisers to register with Elections Alberta and disclose their donations and expenses for advertising. Previously, the ...
There's a provision in the Higher Education Act reauthorization pending in Congress that would block federally funded universities from punishing members of single-sex groups if the schools officially recognize any such group. The current phrasing suggests that Harvard's single-sex clubs – fraternities, ...
The Nevada County Professional Firefighters Political Action Committee has endorsed Supervisor Dan Miller for re-election, a release states. The organization praised Miller for what it called their shared vision on issues including homelessness, cannabis regulation and providing vibrant public services ...
Michael Burkhard, a Realtor from Grand Junction, has become a Sterling Presidents Circle major investor and member of the Colorado Association of Realtors Realtors Political Action Committee Hall of Fame. Burkhard has been a member of the National Association of Realtors since 2003 and supported ...
This past weekend, I attended the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC), the premier conference for the conservative movement in the United States. Attending CPAC is considered to be a rite of passage and something you need to do before you graduate from college and enter the world of real, ...
Local business and community leaders have formed a political action committee,named “Vote Yes for IPS,” to support the upcoming May 8 primary referendums to raise money for Indianapolis Public Schools. Two questions will be on the ballot. One seeks a tax increase to support capital plans, including ...
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: The cast of 'Mountain Political Action Committee' includes, from left, Delina Hensley, Tim Plaut, Scott Cameron, Tara ... In Mountain Political Action Committee, the new play by local actor-turned-writer Honor Moor, an eclectic party of five in Asheville formulates a group called ...
The political action committee backed by Republican megadonor Charles Koch will spend between $300 million and 400 million during the upcoming 2018 midterm elections -- a 60 percent increase compared to what the organization spent in the 2016 elections. "It is going to be a very challenging ...
TEXAS CRAFT BREWERS FORM PAC - Craft brewers pose for a photo featured on CraftPAC's website. Credit Courtesy: CraftPAC.org. TX BEER LAWS: The Texas Craft Brewers Guild announced this week it's launching a political action committee aimed at reforming the state's beer laws. It's called ...
What it didn't do is stop a candidate from encouraging big contributors to send money to political action committees that could help their electoral ... Gina Mitten, D-Richmond Heights, said lawmakers should focus on tightening laws restricting coordination between candidates and political action committees.
(Austin, TX) — The Texas Craft Brewers Guild is creating a political action committee. The guild announced the formation of CraftPAC on Monday in an effort to support candidates and legislation friendly to the Texas craft beer industry. Guild officials say improvements are needed in order to boost the ...
This has become the inspiration for merging my profession and my passion, creating a Political Action Committee specifically for surfers. Blue Uprising is meant to activate the surfing community, as well as other watermen and women, to vote an ocean-friendly ballot. For the 2018 cycle, Blue Uprising will be ...
LPAC, the nation's only lesbian political action committee, released its first endorsements of the 2018 electoral cycle, lending its support to four candidates seeking federal, statewide, or local office. The organization has vowed to provide financial and technical support to all four campaigns in the months ...
Since officially beginning their campaigns last year, Luetkemeyer raised a total of $75,218 from 51 PACs while Roberts brought in a mere total of $7,350 from six political action committees. Luetkemeyer, whose wife is the general counsel to Gov. Eric Greitens, also has brought in a significantly larger ...
Nashville-based Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CPIX), a specialty pharmaceutical company, is stepping up its influence in Music City and beyond. The company has created the Cumberland Health & Wellness Political Action Committee and has hired Michael Schulz, who previously worked as ...
The Texas Craft Brewers Guild on Monday announced the launch of a political action committee, a sign the state's craft brewing industry is maturing. The Texas Craft Brewers Guild's CraftPAC will use monetary contributions from brewers and consumers to support legislation, legislative candidates and ...
O'Laughlin had three donations from political action committees: $2,600 from Holly PAC, $2,500 from CL PAC and $2,000 from Young Guns Missouri PAC. Young Guns Missouri was established in April with donations of $10,000 from Lee Mechanical Contractors, Inc. of Park Hills, Mo., and $10,000 from ...
... and federal political action committees attract much of the dollars and attention, local political action committees seek to support or oppose candidates, and ballot issues on a much smaller scale at the local level. During the local campaign season last fall, the 24-year-old political action committee Votes ...
Political action committees have become a hot topic in Alberta politics ever since United Conservative Party Leader Jason Kenney first entered provincial politics nearly two years ago. Kenney relied on donations raised through Unite Alberta, and its successor, Alberta Advantage, to fund his two leadership ...
Three-hundred and six registered Republicans turned out to vote at the caucus, which appeared to follow a trend among Farmington Republicans over the last year: A group of challengers from within the party — affiliated with a political action committee known as Responsible Farmington — put forth its ...


 

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