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Weekly Digest

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: 

Judith Ingram

March 26, 2010

Julia Queen
  Christian Hilland
 

 

ISSUE 2010-12

Weekly Digest

Week of March 22 – 26

COMMISSION MEETINGS

The Commission did not hold an Executive Session or Open Meeting this week. Sunshine Act Notices for Executive Sessions are here. Agendas and related documents for Open Meetings are here. Audio recordings for selected meetings, hearings and presentations are here.

LITIGATION

SpeechNow.org v. Federal Election Commission. On March 26, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its opinion

Republican National Committee v. Federal Election Commission. On March 26, a three-judge panel of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued its opinion.

The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. v. Federal Election Commission. On March 24, United States Solicitor General Elena Kagan filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court in The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. v. Federal Election Commission.

RULEMAKING AND AGENCY PROCEDURES

The Commission posted three comments received in response to a request at the March 2-3 hearing on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Coordinated Communications and Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Coordinated Communications.

CONFERENCES

On March 23-24, the FEC hosted a Regional Conference for Campaigns, Party Committees and Corporate/Labor/Trade PACs in New Orleans, LA. This conference was previously scheduled for February 9-10.

OUTREACH

On March 25, 12 Seattle University students visited the FEC for a presentation on the FEC's operations and for a tour of the Public Records office. Communications Specialist Christopher Berg and Public Affairs Specialist Jason Bucelato spoke to the students.


PRESS RELEASES

U.S. House and Senate Campaigns Raise Nearly $600 Million in 2009 (issued March 22).

UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES

April 1:  Texas Pre-Runoff reports are due. For information on reporting dates for this election, click here. For information on campaign finance data concerning the special election, click here.

April 1:  Florida 19th District Pre-General reports are due. For information on reporting dates for this election, click here. For information on campaign finance data concerning the special election, click here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 7, Washington, D.C., Seminar for Nonconnected Committees.  The seminar registration information and agenda are here.

May 3-4, Washington, D.C., Conference for House and Senate Campaigns and Political Party Committees.  The conference registration information and agenda are here.

OTHER RESOURCES

The March issue of The Record is here. Sign up here to receive email notification when a new issue of the Record is posted.

The March supplements to the FEC’s Campaign Guides are here.