Common Cause Maryland: Testimony to the Commission to Study Campaign Finance Law; By James Browning, Regional Director of State Operations, Common Cause-2

June 12, 2012



This Common Cause Maryland testimony reads, in part, 'Several of the other issues you have been tasked with considering, such as the LLC Loophole, the regulation of transfers between members of a slate and the reporting of slate expenditures, and enforcement of the state's aggregate limit on campaign contributions have been documented by Common Cause, the media, and other interested overseers for more than a decade. A_ All of these problems have been exacerbated by the U.S. Supreme Courts 2010 Citizens United ruling, which threw out a century-old ban on corporations and unions making direct expenditures on electioneering.'

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