Category: Contributions

Petitioners hope to get 5 ballot measures in front of Nebraska voters

Petitions have a long history in Nebraska. Since 1912 the process has address a number of issues, from solider bonuses, to budget limits and even seat belt laws. (MGN Online) NEBRASKA (NTV NEWS) —  Petitions have a long history in Nebraska. Since 1912, the process has addressed a number of issues, from soldier bonuses, to […]

Donna requests dismissal of free speech lawsuit | Local News

The attorney representing a group of current and former Donna city leaders wants a lawsuit against them thrown out due to lack of evidence to support former Public Works Director Juan Francisco De Los Rios’ claim that he was demoted for speaking about corruption. In the lawsuit, De Los Rios claims city administration demoted and […]

Here's a clue that Tom Lee is about to announce a run for Congress

Tom Lee's decision about his political future, he came a step closer Tuesday to a run for Congress. … would present legal hurdles for a candidate for federal office to solicit money for a state political committee, which routinely accepts corporate and large-dollar contributions not allowed under federal law. Source

Conservative Lobbyist Faces Suit Over Secret Fundraising

WASHINGTON (CN) – A political watchdog brought a federal complaint Monday against a right-wing group that it says has failed to register as a political committee despite having spent millions over the years promoting candidates. Filed with a federal judge in Washington, the complaint from Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility takes aim at the group […]

Want to give digital currency to a political campaign? State ethics panel mulls if and how | Politics and Elections

If and how digital currencies such as bitcoin can be used to make campaign contributions in Wisconsin remains an open question after the state Ethics Commission considered it Tuesday. The commission was asked by the Libertarian Party of Wisconsin to give guidelines for the use of digital currencies in campaign giving and spending. Commissioners discussed […]

Wisconsin Mulls Guidelines for Campaign Contributions in Bitcoin

Regulation Authorities in the state of Wisconsin have discussed the adoption of guidelines regarding cryptocurrency contributions to political campaigns, as requested by the Libertarian Party. Other states, like California, have urged politicians not to accept bitcoin donations. Kansas is the only state prohibiting such contributions. The Federal Election Commission allows crypto donations […]

AAOS has spent $780k on the 2018 election cycle so far — Here’s how

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has spent around $780,977 on political spending for the 2018 election cycle, according to Open Secrets.   The organization has made $211,500 in contributions to leadership political action committees and $153,150 on contributions to parties. The top recipients from the AAOS were: 1. National Republican Congressional Committee: $30,0002. Democratic […]