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Campaign Legal Center (CLC) developed a memo explaining how the democracy reforms in The For the People Act (H.R. 1/S. 1) are drawn from bills that have long had bipartisan political sponsorship at both the federal and state levels, and how H.R 1/S/ 1's provisions would address problematic practices employed by both Democrats and Republicans.
On Jan. 25, 2021, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed public comments with the Oregon Secretary of State's office regarding a proposed rulemaking to implement new disclaimer requirements for political advertisements. CLC's comments include specific recommendations to help ensure that Oregon's administrative rules comprehensively apply to digital communications and provide Oregon voters with key information about sources of political advertising in their state.
In advance of the first Federal Election Commission (FEC) meeting with its new quorum, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) sent a letter to the agency urging it to proceed with several long-pending rulemaking matters pertaining to abuses of leadership PAC funds, donor transparency, digital ad disclaimers, "zombie campaigns," and more.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives reintroduced the For the People Act (H.R. 1), a comprehensive set of democracy reforms to advance voting rights, strengthen ethics laws, end partisan gerrymandering and decrease the influence of wealthy special interests in our political...
In a series of explainers, Campaign Legal Center (CLC) shows how passing and signing into law H.R. 1 would improve our democracy by increasing election access and access to vote-by-mail, establishing independent redistricting commissions, promoting transparency in elections and digital ads, stopping foreign money in U.S. elections, creating a public financing system, enacting Federal Election Commission reforms, ending super PAC coordination, and creating an ethics pledge for senior executive branch officials.
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit over the Trump Administration’s attempts to exclude undocumented immigrants from the 2020 Census counts to be used for apportionment of seats in Congress among the States. That means that the issue may need to be litigated later, if the...
Campaign Legal Center (CLC) filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that the super PAC Our American Century made illegal contributions to Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. by republishing a Trump campaign ad in its entirety and paying to run the ad on Google platforms.