- Mar 6, 2015
In May 2014, the Colorado Republican Party (CRP) filed suit in state court seeking a declaratory judgment that would allow it to establish an independent expenditure committee, or “Super PAC,” that could operate outside the otherwise applicable state limits for contributions to political parties...
- Oct 29, 2014
On October 2, 2014, Citizens for Responsible Government Advocates (CRG) filed suit to challenge Wisconsin state laws and regulations governing spending by outside groups coordinated with candidates. On November 6, 2014, the district court entered the parties’ stipulated preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of the law as applied to CRG...
- Sep 16, 2016
On September 16, 2016, the Campaign Legal Center sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to sign SB 1107 to law. SB 1107 amends the Political Reform Act, which presently prohibits public financing for elections except in charter cities, by empowering the State of California and local governments to establish voluntary public financing programs for candidates who satisfy specified criteria for participation.
- Apr 13, 2016
Letter from the Campaign Legal Center to support Senate Bill 1107, which would restore control to local governments and the state to enact new options for election campaign funding. This bill would be an important first step in allowing local jurisdictions or the state to enact public financing programs.