CCP v. Harris: Plaintiff Supplement to Motion

CCP v. Harris: Plaintiff Supplement to Motion

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CCP v. Harris: Ninth Circuit Order

Ninth Circuit Order 19dec2014

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Daily Media Links 12/22: Why are we disclosing political donations?, A California Assault on Free Speech That Would Shock the Founders, and more…

CCP Letter: Need For Proper Rulemaking Processes and Analyses in Upcoming IRS Proposal  Just over a year ago, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department of Treasury published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPR) for the stated purpose of providing “guidance to tax-exempt social welfare organizations” on candidate-related political activity that would not be considered “to […]

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Meet the Press: Should There Be More Disclosure in Political Contributions? (In the News)

Meredith McGehee from the Campaign Legal Center and Brad Smith from the Center for Competitive Politics debate disclosure for political contributions.  Watch…

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Washington Examiner: Jeb Bush on campaign finance: ‘no limits’ (In the News)

By Jason Russell Besides alleviating concerns over freedom of speech, the elimination of contribution limits would also greatly simplify the campaign finance system. Keating told the Washington Examiner that campaign finance laws “are so complicated they make the tax code look like a model of simplicity and clarity.” Limits lead to complex laws that are supposed to ensure limits cannot […]

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Alliance for Justice: Groups say demand for nonprofit’s internal records threatens First Amendment rights (In the News)

“We support their effort to conduct effective oversight and believe that government agencies must follow the Administrative Procedure Act,” said David Keating, President of the Center for Competitive Politics.  “At the same time, if a Committee suspects an agency is not following the law, Congress has many tools to get needed information from government officials and agencies.  At this […]

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Letter: Need For Proper Rulemaking Processes and Analyses in Upcoming IRS Proposal

December 19,2014 VIA E-MAIL and U.S. MAIL Available for download here. Mr. Howard Shelanski Administrator Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs 725 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20503 Re: Need For Proper Rulemaking Processes and Analyses in Upcoming IRS Proposal Dear Mr. Shelanski: Just over a year ago, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Department […]

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Motion to Supplement the Record (12/18/2014)

Motion to Supplement the Record 18dec2014   Appendix A   Appendix B

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Daily Media Links 12/19: The Privacy-Disclosure Balance and Its Complications, FEC gets modest budget boost, and more…

In the News Meet the Press: Should There Be More Disclosure in Political Contributions?  Meredith McGehee from the Campaign Legal Center and Brad Smith from the Center for Competitive Politics debate disclosure for political contributions.  Watch…   Washington Examiner: Jeb Bush on campaign finance: ‘no limits’  By JASON RUSSELL Besides alleviating concerns over freedom of […]

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CPI: New FEC chief on ‘dark money’ mission (In the News)

By Dave Levinthal “I expect [Ravel] to use her bully pulpit to advance issues she cares about,” Goodman said. “That’s fine. We’ll debate respectfully and enthusiastically. I’m not expecting things to fall apart.” Brad Smith, a former FEC chairman who now leads pro-campaign deregulation group Center for Competitive Politics, says the agency might have some measure of success next […]

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The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.