Thursday, February 24, 2011

News from South Carolina: "Proposal would close loophole in campaign finance law"

"A bill intended to close a loophole in state campaign finance laws, created by a federal court decision last year, has been introduced in the S.C. Senate.
The bill would rewrite state campaign finance laws to once again impose limits on contributions to political action committees, education groups and other third-party groups. In September, a judge ruled that state law, requiring any group spending at least $500 influence an election must register with the state, violated the U.S. Constitution." 

The State has more here

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