- Sep 12, 2017
CLC sent a letter to Facebook Chairman Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to provide the American people and appropriate investigators with more information regarding foreign entities spending money through fake accounts on Facebook ads. The Russian nationals who created and paid for the ads appear to have violated campaign finance law by making prohibited campaign expenditures.
- Sep 7, 2017
CLC joined on a coalition letter urging the House Financial Services Committee to oppose the campaign finance riders that are attached to the bill. CLC supports the ability of the IRS to implement regulations governing the campaign activities of section 501(c)(4) organizations, and the SEC to implement regulations requiring public corporations to disclose their campaign activities to shareholders.
- Sep 5, 2017
This letter focuses on disclosure and states' efforts to address dark money. It highlights the history of political disclosure laws and how they shine light on the real sources of money spent to affect our democratic processes. This letter focuses on disclosure and states' efforts to address dark money. It highlights the history of political disclosure laws and how they shine light on the real sources of money spent to affect our democratic processes. Its purpose is to provide context for Idaho's efforts to consider campaign finance reform measures in the state.
- Aug 24, 2017
CLC's Ruth Greenwood analyzed the districts and associated data for each of the 2017 North Carolina General Assembly House Redistricting Plan and the 2017 North Carolina General Assembly Senate Redistricting Plan, as well as the Covington Plaintiffs' Proposed HOuse Plan and the Covington Plaintiffs' Proposed Senate plan.
In addition to our work in the courts, the Campaign Legal Center participates in generating and shaping our nation's policy debates about money in politics, disclosure, political advertising, and ethics rules and enforcement for public officials. CLC is often called upon for advice and expertise on matters related to our issue areas. CLC is a nonpartisan organization and does not engage in election-related activity.