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Political Law Potpourri—The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018

While the din over a possible government shutdown dominated the headlines, political law played a supporting role in the recently enacted Consolidated Appropriations Act (Pub. L. No. 115-141).  The content and omissions of the so-called “Omnibus” spending bill will be of interest to political actors in all sectors, but particularly those operating nonprofit entities engaged … Continue Reading

Two New FEC Commissioners To Be Nominated

The White House today announced its intent to nominate two lawyers to serve as commissioners on the six-member Federal Election Commission: Lee Goodman, an election lawyer at LeClairRyan and Ann Ravel, the chair of the California Fair Political Practices Commission. According to the Center for Public Integrity, Goodwin has been selected to fill the seat … Continue Reading