Pay-to-Play on Full Display? Private Prison Contractor Reaps Benefits from Illegal Campaign SpendingApr 17, 2017
It is incumbent upon the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to enforce the longstanding federal contractor contribution ban and take action against GEO Group.
- Apr 17, 2017
In response to a complaint filed by CLC with the FEC alleging President Trump’s campaign was attempting to violate the contribution limits for his 2020 reelection, the latest campaign finance reports show the Trump campaign has redesignated thousands of entries to count against the contributor’s 2020 election limits and not, as debt retirement for the 2016 election.
- Apr 12, 2017
CLC filed new evidence with the FEC alleging that the super PAC Make America Number 1 made illegal contributions to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. CLC also asked the State of California to investigate a company owned by Bannon, Glittering Steel LLC, for failing to comply with state registration and public disclosure laws.
- Apr 10, 2017
A district judge finds evidence that Texas voter ID was passed with discriminatory purpose.
- Apr 7, 2017
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez vetoed Senate Bill 96, which would have required groups attempting to influence New Mexico elections to provide critical information to voters before Election Day. The bill was supported by Democrats and Republicans in the New Mexico Senate and House of Representatives, including the Republican leaders in both chambers.
- Apr 6, 2017
CLC asked the FCC to review broadcast filings from the Judicial Crisis Network (JCN), which has spent millions of dollars on advertisements urging U.S. senators to confirm President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, but did not provide the disclosure required under federal law.
- Mar 29, 2017
CLC filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia after the FEC failed to act on five complaints calling for them to investigate donors who broke disclosure laws. The court rejected the FEC's motion to dismiss.
- Mar 29, 2017
Ivanka Trump's announcement leaves many questions unanswered.