The public will get its first look Thursday at a working version of https://beta.fec.gov, which tries to make it simpler to figure out who is funding elections and how politicians are spending donors’ money.
Among the many changes: The new version can be viewed on any size screen, allowing users to view campaign-finance data on their mobile phones and tablets. Continue…
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Follow the money. That's one of the key lessons in politics, right?
Follow the money, and you'll find answers. Follow the money, and you'll see who's influencing whom. Follow the money, and you'll be able to connect special interest donors to the legislators whose votes can benefit them.
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Pittsburgh councilman Dan Gilman’s campaign finance and ethics reform bills received final approval from the City Council this week.
He said the bills are part of a “new era of transparency” in city government.
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Those giving money to governors, lawmakers and other candidates would no longer have to disclose who they work for under a rewritten campaign finance bill that is rocketing through the Wisconsin Legislature.
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ALBUQUERQUE (AP) – New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas says he wants to increase “transparency and accountability” in the state’s campaign finance reporting process.
Balderas sent Secretary of State Dianna Duran a letter Wednesday describing what he sees as shortcomings in the current system of campaign finance reporting. Continue>>>
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While politicians at the state and local levels pledge to bring transparency to government, a lack of campaign finance transparency emanates from the Indiana Secretary of State's office. Twice a year during every election cycle, I check with the Madison County Clerk's office and the Election Division of the Secretary of State's office to review campaign finance reports.
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