Contribution Limits Comments

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Minnesota House File 375

The Honorable Kurt Daudt The Honorable Paul Thissen Re:  Constitutional and Practical Issues with House File 375 Dear Speaker Daudt, Minority Leader Thissen, and members of the House: On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, I am writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding serious constitutional and practical issues within the […]

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Recommendations to Massachusetts Campaign Finance Task Force on Internet Ad Disclaimers and Election Cycle Contribution Limits

December 17, 2014 Mr. Michael Sullivan Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance John W. McCormack Building One Ashburton Place, Room 411 Boston, MA 02108 Download here… Re:      Recommendations to Massachusetts Campaign Finance Task Force on Internet Ad Disclaimers and Election Cycle Contribution Limits Dear Director Sullivan and members of the Campaign Finance Task Force: […]

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Constitutional and Practical Issues with Massachusetts House Bill 4226

The Honorable Therese Murray The Honorable Bruce E. Tarr Re:  Constitutional and Practical Issues with House Bill 4226 Dear President Murray, Minority Leader Tarr, and Members of the Senate: On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics,[1] I write to comment on several constitutional and practical concerns included in House Bill 4226. While there is […]

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Statement of Anne Marie Mackin to the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee on Wyoming’s Aggregate Contribution Limits

Written Testimony of Anne Marie Mackin Staff Attorney, Center for Competitive Politics Before the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Interim Committee Wyoming State Legislature June 5, 2014 Co-Chairs Case and Berger and members of the Committee, on behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, thank you for inviting me to present our analysis of […]

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Statement of David Keating to the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Constitutional Amendment Proposal

Statement of David Keating President, Center for Competitive Politics Submitted to the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate June 3, 2014 Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you for the opportunity to present our views on the hearing titled, “Examining a Constitutional Amendment to Restore Democracy to the American People.” We respectfully […]

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Constitutional and Practical Issues with Minnesota Senate File 2099

The Honorable Paul Thissen The Honorable Kurt Daudt Re:  Constitutional and Practical Issues with Senate File 2099 Dear Speaker Thissen, Minority Leader Daudt, and Members of the House: On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, I am writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding serious constitutional and practical issues within the […]

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Wyoming Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon

Re:  Wyoming Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon Dear Governor Mead: With the 2014 elections rapidly approaching, we urge you to take quick action to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. FEC,[1] in order to ensure that Wyoming does not continue to violate its citizens’ First Amendment rights. In that […]

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D.C. Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon

Re:  D.C. Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon The Honorable Vincent C. Gray Executive Office of the Mayor 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 316 Washington, D.C. 20004 Dear Mayor Gray: With the 2014 elections rapidly approaching, we urge you to take quick action to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. […]

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New York Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon

The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo Governor of New York State NYS State Capitol Building Albany, NY 12224 Re:  New York Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon Dear Governor Cuomo: With the 2014 elections rapidly approaching, we urge you to take quick action to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. FEC,[1] […]

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Joint Statement of David Keating and Bradley A. Smith to the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration on McCutcheon v. FEC

Joint Statement of David Keating President, Center for Competitive Politics and Bradley A. Smith Chairman, Center for Competitive Politics Josiah H. Blackmore II/Shirley M. Nault Professor of Law Capital University Law School Submitted to the Committee on Rules and Administration United States Senate April 30, 2014 Mr. Chairman and members of the Committee, thank you […]

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