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FEC Seeks Comments on Proposed Change to the Definition of Contribution

This summer, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) noticed a rulemaking petition that, if adopted, would amend the regulatory definition of “contribution” to include certain “valuable information.” This “valuable information” would be defined as information that:…

FEC Contribution Limits 2019-2020

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has released updated contribution limits for the 2019-2020 campaign cycle. Certain of these campaign contribution limits are indexed every odd-numbered year for inflation. The limit on what an individual may…

FEC Issues New Guidance on 501(c)(4) Independent Expenditure Reporting

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has issued new guidance on the reporting obligations of outside groups, including 501(c)(4) organizations, that make independent expenditures (“IEs”) in federal elections. The need for guidance arose from the federal court decision…

Supreme Court Vacates Stay in CREW v. FEC; District Court Decision Now in Effect

Today the Supreme Court denied an application for a stay of the district court’s decision in Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) v. FEC, vacating the administrative stay that was issued by the Chief…