Volunteers May Not Need to Register as Lobbyists, Eighth Circuit to Review

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January 29, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

Alexandria, VA – The Institute for Free Speech applauds the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals’ significant and unusual decision to rehear Calzone v. Missouri Ethics ...

Volunteers Are Lobbyists, Rules Eighth Circuit

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November 28, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , , ,

Alexandria, VA – Today, an Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled, 2-1, that unpaid citizen activists can be forced to comply with the same ...

Calzone v. Missouri Ethics Commission

August 31, 2015   •  By IFS staff   •  , ,

Can a state government fine you simply for talking to state legislators? That is the question at the center of Calzone v. Missouri Ethics ...

Missouri House Bill 188: A Grave Threat to Nonprofits’ Speech

March 27, 2015   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , , ,

The Center for Competitive Politics writes to comment on several very serious constitutional and practical problems raised by a vaguely written provision in House ...

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