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Tag Archives: Campaign Finance Reform

Hopes of replenishing gubernatorial fund face uphill battle

Finding a way to replenish the program that funded the gubernatorial campaigns of Democratic Del. Heather R. Mizeur and Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan will top the wish list of those who advocate for limiting the effect of special-interest money in state elections.

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Carville B. Collins: Md. campaign finance law changes, this year and next

One year ago, the Maryland General Assembly enacted comprehensive reshaping of State campaign finance law. Even though enacted during the 2013 Session, these changes to the state campaign finance law, some of which were significant, were not to go into effect until the next state election cycle, which will begin on January 1, 2015.

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Gov. O’Malley backs campaign finance reform measure

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is supporting a bill that would close a campaign finance loophole. O’Malley expressed his support Tuesday to close a loophole that would count limited liability corporations and individual owners as one contributor, if they are ...

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Edwards’ knowledge about spending probed

WASHINGTON — A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarital affair and out-of-wedlock child and whether he had other practices that pushed the bounds ...

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Editorial: Campaign finance reform

As it prepared to convene for a 2011 session that promises to be dominated by frustrating struggles over scarce fiscal resources, the Maryland General Assembly was presented with an opportunity to do something important that won’t require a significant outlay ...

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Gansler recommends 25 changes to Maryland campaign finance law

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler released on Tuesday 25 proposed changes for Maryland’s campaign finance regulations, including closing a loophole that allows businesses to bypass donation limits by routing funds through subsidiaries. Another set of proposals would tighten restrictions on ...

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