The Hill: FCC Weighs New Ad Disclosure Rules for 2016

Advocates have pressed to expand the rule, saying the broadcast television disclosures opened the public’s eyes to the amount of money being spent and who is spending it. 

"But it is still a drop in the bucket in terms of disclosure," said Meredith McGehee, policy director for the Campaign Legal Center. ...

In late July, a trio of transparency watchdogs — the Sunlight Foundation, the Campaign Legal Center and Common Cause — filed a petition for rulemaking to expand the disclosure rules. The FCC began seeking comment on the petition in August, and the chairman began circulating a notice of proposed rule-making this week.

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