Complaint to IRS: Requesting Investigation into Foundation for Moral Law for Involvement in Roy Moore CampaignSep 21, 2017
CLC has requested an immediate investigation by the Internal Revenue Service IRS into an organization run by the wife of Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, which appears to have repeatedly violated the law prohibiting charities from engaging in electoral politics. The group, Foundation for Moral Law, used charitable funds to promote Moore’s Senate candidacy.
- 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.
- Jul 7, 2017
CLC strongly urged the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee to oppose provisions that threaten to undermine the long-standing federal law prohibiting the use of tax-deductible resources for partisan political activity.
U.S. House: Letter from CLC et al. to House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Opposing Censure of IRS Commissioner John KoskinenJun 14, 2016
Letter from reform groups to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee opposing censure of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. The organizations include Democracy 21, Americans for Democratic Action, Campaign Legal Center, Center for Media and Democracy, Common Cause, CREW, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Issue One, National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund, Money Out! People In!, National Organization of Women, People For the American Way, Public Citizen and Small Planet Institute.