Iowa lawmakers consider bill limiting disclosure of nonprofit donor information

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In general, opponents of bills like SSB1036 argue that donor disclosure provisions minimize the potential for fraud and establish public accountability, particularly for politically active nonprofits. For example, the Campaign Legal Center’s Erin Chlopak wrote the following in opposition to a similar bill in Michigan in 2018: “While other states have been working to close loopholes that have allowed the increasing role of dark money in election campaigns, SB 1176 would codify those loopholes as enforceable law in Michigan.”

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