- Feb 24, 2017
The DOJ reversed its policy on private prisons. The FEC must investigate $225,000 in donations from private prison company GEO Group to a Trump super PAC, in violation of the contractor ban.
- Feb 24, 2017
Wisconsin’s landmark partisan gerrymandering case is officially headed to the United States Supreme Court. The State of Wisconsin formally appealed the three-judge panel’s decision in Whitford v. Gill to the nation’s highest court, setting up a historic showdown for the future of redistricting.
- Feb 23, 2017
CLC filed a motion urging the court to hear Texas' discriminatory voter ID law and reject the state's motion for continued delay.
Senate Must Review Thousands of Missing Emails between EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt and Fossil Fuel Industry before Confirmation VoteFeb 17, 2017
CLC calls on the Senate to delay the vote on Scott Pruitt so it can review thousands of illegally wittheld records.
- Feb 16, 2017
CLC submitted a FOIA request for documents to and from Judge Neil Gorsuch during his tenure at the Department of Justice when several attorneys were improperly fired due to political reasons, which threatened the independence of the agency.
- Feb 10, 2017
“It’s a total misuse of taxpayer funds and her federal office to have the White House Counselor going on television to ‘give a free commercial’ – in her own words – and encourage people to buy Trump-affiliated products."
CLC and D21 File Comments Supporting Rulemaking on 2014 Party Accounts, Opposing Proposal to Open Soft Money LoopholesFeb 2, 2017
The Campaign Legal Center and Democracy 21 filed formal comments with the FEC supporting a proposal that the agency enact rules directing how parties may use the high-dollar accounts created in the 2014 Omnibus Appropriations “cromnibus” bill.
- Jan 28, 2017
Trump's executive order on lobbying maintains many, but not all, of the improvements made in 2009 by the Obama administration executive order.
- Jan 27, 2017
The Wisconsin federal court permanently blocked its state redistricting plan in Whitford v. Gill.