Week of March 11 – 15
COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
On March 12 and 14, the Commission held executive sessions.
The open meeting previously scheduled for this week was cancelled.
The Commission made public one closed case. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
Final Audit Report of the Commission on Randy Hultgren for Congress. On March 13, the Commission made public the Final Audit Report of the Commission on Randy Hultgren for Congress, covering campaign finance activity between September 22, 2009 and December 31, 2010. The Commission approved a finding related to the misstatement of financial activity.
FEC v. Craig for U.S. Senate(Case 1:12-cv-00958-ABJ). On March 11, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia heard oral argument on the defendants’ motion to dismiss.
Free Speech v. FEC (Case 12-8078). Oral argument is scheduled for May 7 in the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Wagner v. FEC (Case 12-5365). On March 11, the Plaintiffs-Appellants filed a Corrected Reply Brief. Oral argument is scheduled for May 16 in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
March 20, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC. “Seminar/Webinar for House and Senate Campaigns and Party Committees.” Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
March 20: March Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.
The 2012 edition of the Combined Federal State Disclosure and Election Directory is available in the Public Records section of the Commission website. This publication identifies the federal and state agencies responsible for the disclosure of campaign finances, lobbying, personal finances, public financing, candidates on the ballot, election results, spending on state initiatives and other financial filings.
An index to the Record news articles published in 2012 is available on the Commission website. The Record news page is available in the Publications section of the Commission website. Sign up to receive email notification when new articles are posted.
The FEC Annual Reports from 1975-2006 are now available on the website. Beginning in 2007, the Commission consolidated its Annual Report with its Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) to provide a single account of the agency's activities for each fiscal year.
Printed copies of the 2012 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations are now available and can be downloaded from the website. To order, call (800)424-9530 (press 6) or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Instructional videos are available on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/FECTube?feature=watch. These videos are also available on the Commission's E-Learning resources page at http://www.fec.gov/info/elearning.shtml.