Private Prison Giant GEO Group Gives to Super PAC Backing Susan Collins

Center for Media and Democracy

So in late 2016, government watchdog Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against GEO Group. CLC subsequently sued the FEC to enforce the law, but to date GEO Group has paid no penalty for its donations and continues to fund conservative super PACs such as the Congressional Leadership Fund. "The FEC sat on our complaint for years, and has now lost its quorum," Brendan Fischer, director of federal reform at the Campaign Legal Center, told CMD. "In the meantime, GEO has continued to make big donations using corporate subsidiaries. 

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