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CCP Releases Analysis of Initiated Measure 22: The “South Dakota Government Accountability and Anti-Corruption Act”

Alexandria, VA – The Center for Competitive Politics, America’s largest nonprofit focusing on public education and defense of First Amendment political speech rights, released an analysis today by Senior Fellow Eric Wang regarding South Dakota’s Initiated Measure 22, otherwise known as the “South Dakota Government Accountability and Anti-Corruption Act.” To read the analysis, click here […]

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New report finds broad opposition to IRS regulations on political speech

Alexandria, Va. — 87 percent of concerned individuals sampled and 97 percent of organizations, nonprofit experts, and public officials oppose to varying degrees IRS regulations limiting the speech rights of societally important social welfare organizations, according to a new report from the Center for Competitive Politics (CCP). “It is truly remarkable how widespread opposition to […]

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Pressure group letter to IRS on Crossroads GPS misstates the law, is inappropriate

Democracy 21, Campaign Legal Center improperly treats rejected staff analysis as authoritative guidance For Release: May 21, 2014    Contact: Joe Trotter    Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, VA – In a letter to the Internal Revenue Service sent today, the Center for Competitive Politics (CCP) criticized a recent letter sent jointly by Democracy 21 and […]

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Connecticut halts enforcement of contribution cap in wake of Supreme Court decision

For Release: May 15, 2014      Contact: Joe Trotter          Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — Connecticut’s Elections Enforcement Commission released an advisory opinion yesterday saying that it “will not enforce the aggregate contribution limits from individuals to various committees” in the state law because the law is unconstitutional under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling.  With the […]

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New Report: 13 States Raise Contribution Limits Since Citizens United Ruling

For Release: May 12, 2014    Contact: Joe Trotter    Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — Thirteen states have raised contribution limits since the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 2010 Citizens United campaign finance ruling and the subsequent D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in SpeechNow.org v FEC that created Super PACs, according to a new […]

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Group urges Wyoming to implement Supreme Court decision in contribution limits case

For Release: May 5, 2014 Contact: Joe Trotter Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — A First Amendment advocacy group today urged the governor, Attorney General, and other Wyoming officials to repeal a state aggregate campaign contribution limit law and halt its enforcement because the law is likely unconstitutional following the Supreme Court’s ruling earlier this month […]

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Group urges District of Columbia to implement Supreme Court decision in contribution limits case.

For Release: May 1, 2014    Contact: Joe Trotter    Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — A First Amendment advocacy group today urged the mayor, Attorney General, and other District of Columbia officials to repeal the District’s aggregate campaign contribution limit law and halt its enforcement because the law is likely unconstitutional following the Supreme Court’s […]

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Group urges New York to implement Supreme Court decision in contribution limits case

For Release: April 30, 2014    Contact: Joe Trotter    Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — A First Amendment advocacy group today urged the governor, Attorney General, and other New York officials to repeal a state campaign contribution limit law and halt its enforcement because the law is likely unconstitutional following the Supreme Court’s ruling earlier […]

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Group urges Maine to implement Supreme Court decision in contribution limits case

For Release: April 29, 2014 Contact: Joe Trotter Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — A First Amendment advocacy group today urged the governor, attorney general and other Maine officials to repeal a state campaign contribution limit law and halt its enforcement because the law is unconstitutional after the Supreme Court’s ruling this month in the case […]

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Group urges Connecticut to implement Supreme Court decision in contribution limits case

For Release: April 29, 2014 Contact: Joe Trotter Phone: 210-352-0055 (Cell) Alexandria, Va. — A First Amendment advocacy group today urged the governor, attorney general and other Connecticut officials to repeal a state campaign contribution limit law and halt its enforcement because the law is unconstitutional after the Supreme Court’s ruling this month in the case […]

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