- May 11, 2010
On May 11, 2010, Campaign Legal Center President Trevor Potter testified before the Committee on House Administration regarding the legislative response to the Supreme Court’s activist ruling in Citizens United v. FEC. Potter discussed the DISCLOSE Act and offered suggestions for modifying the legislative language in anticipation of inevitable court challenges.
I am a Republican former Commissioner and Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, and am currently a Member of the law firm of Caplin & Drysdale, and President of the Campaign Legal Center, which has worked to encourage faithful implementation of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act. However, I am appearing today only on behalf of myself, and not on behalf of any other entity or client.
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Before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Small Business, United States House of Representatives: Statement of Tara Malloy, Associate Counsel The Campaign Legal CenterMay 12, 2011
Statement made before the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the Committee on Small Business in the United States House of Representatives.Tara Malloy of the Campaign Legal Center argues that critics of the Executive Order to require disclosure from government contractors disregard the Supreme Court’s longstanding and consistent support for campaign finance disclosure both as a means to combat political corruption and to ensure a well-informed electorate.
U.S. House: Testimony of Campaign Legal Center & Democracy 21 “Federal Election Commission: Reviewing Policies, Processes and Procedures”Nov 3, 2011
Testimony of Campaign Legal Center & Democracy 21 submitted to the Committee on House Administration and Subcommittee on Elections.
Comments on the New York Attorney General’s Proposed Regulations Regarding the Contents of Annual Financial Reports Filed with the Attorney General by Certain Nonprofits by Tara MalloyFeb 27, 2013
Testimony in support of the New York Attorney General’s proposed regulations that would require certain non-profits registered with the Attorney General’s Charities Bureau to disclose information about their expenditures relating to New York state and local elections, including the sources of their funding.
CLC Associate Counsel McAllen Testifies before the Philadelphia Board of Ethics Hearing on Campaign FinanceSep 17, 2014
CLC Associate Counsel Megan McAllen primarily addressed the revisions that would improve the regulation’s treatment of “coordinated expenditures.”
- Feb 11, 2015
Comments of CLC Senior Counsel Paul S. Ryan regarding proposed regulations covering earmarking, affiliation, joint fundraising, disclosure, and other issues.
U.S. Senate: Testimony of Lawrence M. Noble on "Revisiting IRS Targeting: Progress of Agency Reforms and Congressional Options"Jul 29, 2015
Testimony of Lawrence M. Noble before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts hearing on the IRS’s enforcement of the restrictions on political activity by non-profit tax-exempt groups who do not disclose their donors. The testimony is entitled "Revisiting IRS Targeting: Progress of Agency Reforms and Congressional Options".
- Feb 3, 2016
Testimony of Campaign Legal Center submitted to the House Elections Standing Committee on S.B. 638.
Portland, Oregon: Testimony of CLC to the Portland City Council on Proposed Changes to the Registration of Lobbying EntitiesApr 12, 2016Testimony of the Campaign Legal Center on Proposed Changes to Portland City Code 2.12, Registration of Lobbying Entities
- Jan 9, 2017Gerry Hebert
Testimony submitted to the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary on January 9, 2017.
- Jan 11, 2017Gerry Hebert
Supplemental statement of Gerry Hebert on mischaracterization of his 1986 testimony.
- May 5, 2017Tara Malloy
CLC's Tara Malloy submitted testimony in support of a robust effort to bolster transparency and disclosure rules for the Arizona Corporation Commission, after an influx of dark money into the election of commissioners tasked with regulation of the state's energy utilities.
- Jul 17, 2017
The Campaign Legal Center supports the Fair Elections Act proposed in the District of Columbia, a well-crafted and constitutional piece of legislation. If enacted, the Act would establish a public financing system for D.C. election campaigns and propel the District to the national forefront in this area.
- Jul 19, 2017Larry Noble
Larry Noble's statement as delivered on July 19, 2017 on how our broken campaign finance system allows foreign governments to buy influence in our elections.
- Jul 26, 2017
CLC's Catie Kelley and Adav Noti submitted testimony to the Council of the District of Columbia on the need for campaign finance transparency and accountability. The Committee is actively considering two bills that would meaningfully inhibit the ability of District government to move on from pay-to-play scandals that have cast a shadow over the government for years.
Testimony in Support of Establishing a System of Public Financing for Political Campaigns in PhiladelphiaOct 20, 2017
CLC Director of Policy and State Programs, Catie Kelley testified before the Philadelphia City Council in support of legislation that would establish a system of public financing for political campaigns.
- Mar 26, 2018
CLC submitted testimony before the Minnesota state government asking them not to overturn the will of the voters of Minneapolis and St. Paul, after they approved implementing ranked choice voting for city council elections.
- Apr 13, 2018
CLC submitted a written testimony to the D.C. Council's Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety asking for additional funding for the Office of Campaign Finance to hire additional staff to implement the Fair Elections Act.