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Opinion: We need to follow all of the money, and faster

...politicians, knowing who they are, how much they've given and to whom is critical information for citizens. Enhanced campaign finance disclosure is a must for the health of our Republic.? Bill Allison is editorial director for the Sunlight Foundation...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-21/opinion-we-need-follow-all-money-and-
Opinion
Outside Editorial: Put more sunshine into U.S. Senate campaigns

...however, that Rubio's leadership political action committee files online immediately, but that's not the same as campaign finance reports.With Rubio's presidential aspirations, he, too, should file online reports post haste.Only 20 senators...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-18/outside-editorial-put-more-sunshine-u
Opinion
Studies: Alaska lags in transparency

...the index ranked it 40th. The association takes into account freedom of information, whistleblower protection, campaign finance, open meeting and conflict of interest laws in each state.? In 2012, the State Integrity Investigation gave...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-21/studies-alaska-lags-transparency
Local
APOC weighs in on campaign finance question

...JUNEAU - An opinion from the board that administers campaign finance laws in Alaska opens the door for a new independent...cast doubt on the constitutionality of many state campaign finance laws."Under these circumstances, APOC has the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-10/apoc-weighs-campaign-finance-question
State
APOC staff recommends fine for Fairbanks mayor

...Public Offices Commission staff members have recommended that the new mayor of Fairbanks be fined nearly $4,000 for campaign finance violations.A staff report also said that Mayor John Eberhart, who was elected in October to his first term, should...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-22/apoc-staff-recommends-fine-fairbanks-ma
State
Campaign finance reform goes to ballot

A campaign finance reform citizen initiative is headed...Leman certified this month that the campaign finance proposition received the requisite...proposed initiative would reverse campaign finance laws passed by the Alaska Legislature...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/113004/sta_20041130003.shtml
News
My Turn: Campaign finance reform - again

...sale. That's why AkPIRG and Campaign Finance Reform - AGAIN! are working...overwhelmingly favored strong campaign finance reform in 1996, resulting in...left out of the process. The Campaign Finance Reform Initiative will: Decrease...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100803/opi_myturn1.shtml
Opinion
Knowles to veto campaign finance bill

...Frank and David Finkelstein of Campaign Finance Reform Now! thanked Knowles...they said in the letter. Campaign Finance Reform Now! was behind a voter...aimed at tightening Alaska's campaign finance laws. The group gathered more...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052500/Bre_news.html
Breaking
Campaign finance controversy

...ruling that would further weaken the country's campaign finance laws, concluded last week that the ban on direct...apply because it involved a nonprofit corporation.) Campaign finance law can be bewilderingly complex, but the Supreme...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-14/campaign-finance-controversy
Opinion
Campaign finance bill killed

...expense accounts. Mike Frank of Campaign Finance Reform Now! said he's pleased...aimed at tightening Alaska's campaign finance laws. The group gathered more...of the key objectives of the campaign finance reform initiative was getting...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052600/Loc_billkilled.html
Local

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