Seattle Moves To Silence Dissent From Corporations

January 15, 2020   •  By Eric Wang   •  , , ,

This piece originally appeared in Daily Caller on January 15, 2020.   When government seeks to enact laws that harm your interests, should you ...

Amicus Brief: $6 Million Fine for Campaign Finance Reporting Errors Violates First, Eighth Amendments

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September 9, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

The Institute for Free Speech filed an amicus brief with the Washington Supreme Court late Friday stating that a lower court erred in failing to apply ...

Evergreen Freedom Foundation v. Washington

May 15, 2019   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

Like contributions and expenditures, a law firm’s pro bono representation of a citizen activist facilitates political speech and is thus protected by the First ...

State of Washington v. Grocery Manufacturers Association

February 5, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , ,

Can a group be fined $18 million for not properly filing campaign finance reports? The Institute for Free Speech argues that such a massive ...

Google’s political ad ban gives incumbents a big boost

July 16, 2018   •  By Scott Blackburn   •  , ,

By Scott Blackburn and Dann Mead Smith Now that Google is banning political ads in Washington, newer candidates will have a harder time getting their ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington S.B. 5991

February 6, 2018   •  By Tyler Martinez   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Institute for Free Speech (“the Institute”), I respectfully submit the following comments concerning constitutional and practical issues with portions of ...

Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington H.B. 2455

January 11, 2018   •  By Tyler Martinez   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Institute for Free Speech (“the Institute”), I respectfully submit the following comments concerning constitutional and practical issues with portions of ...

Significant Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington House Bill 1807

March 20, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, I am writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding the constitutional and practical ...

Significant Constitutional and Practical Issues with Washington Senate Bill 5219

January 24, 2017   •  By Matt Nese   •  , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, I am writing you today to respectfully submit the following comments regarding the constitutional and practical ...

Analysis of Washington State Initiative 1464

September 14, 2016   •  By Eric Wang   •  , ,

Initiative 1464, which is on the Washington statewide ballot for the upcoming general election, would amend the state’s campaign finance and lobbying laws in ...

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