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Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...is a political gambit rather than a true effort at campaign finance reform. Both Sullivan and Begich will be able to...Sullivan's unwillingness to support limits on campaign finance in races other than his own.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-17/alaska-editorial-alaska-agreement-goo
Opinion
Senate candidates weigh in on outside money

...spending would have, whether they would refuse backing from outside groups and what they'd do as a senator to address campaign finance laws. Their responses have been edited for length.Sen. Mark Begich, first-term incumbent: "Independent...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-03/senate-candidates-weigh-outside-money
State
Alaska Editorial: Senate event sees meaningful contrasts among contenders.

...improper funding outside the state might make for a good attack ad, but we'd rather see substantive debate over campaign finance reform than one-liners meant to get quick applause.There's still a good amount of time left before the primary...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-01/alaska-editorial-senate-event-sees-me
Opinion
Press should defend Citizens United, 1st Amendment

...political speech across mediums including books if any of the funding came from corporations.The McCain-Feingold campaign finance law being challenged only banned corporate spending for electioneering activity on "broadcast, cable and satellite...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-24/press-should-defend-citizens-united-1
Opinion
Crossroads books $20M in ads for 6 Senate races

...cumulative $11 million since January 2013.Crossroads GPS does not have to disclose its finances because under campaign finance rules it is considered nonpartisan and nonprofit.Crossroads spent heavily on races in 2012 and came up short...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/crossroads-books-20m-ads-6-senate-races
State
Sullivan proposes no unclaimed ads

...Sullivan, who has raised more money than Begich since entering the race last year.In the most recent quarterly campaign finance reports, which included figures up to March 31, Begich had $2.8 million in the bank and Sullivan's campaign...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-11/sullivan-proposes-no-unclaimed-ads
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

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