In the News: News Maine: Centre [sic] urges Maine to replace campaign finance laws

By Petra Maria Longewag

David Keating, the president of the Center for Competitive Politics said that laws in Maine restrict the amount individuals can donate to a candidate or campaign. He pointed out that the law is directly contradictory to a recent ruling by the U. S. Supreme Court over the issue.  

Keating wrote a letter to LePage and Attorney General Janet Mills, urging them “to take quick action to respond to the U. S. Supreme Court’s decision to ensure Maine does not continue to violate its citizens’ First Amendment rights.”  

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