|For Immediate Release||
|August 8, 2014||Christian Hilland|
|.pdf version of this Weekly Digest||ISSUE 2014-32|
Week of August 4 – 8
COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.
The Commission made public four closed cases, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
Final Audit Report on Buddy Roemer for President, Inc. (BRFP). On August 4, the Commission made public the Final Audit Report on Buddy Roemer for President, Inc., covering campaign finance activity between February 28, 2011 and March 31, 2014. The Commission approved findings that (1) the candidate did not receive matching funds in excess of his entitlement, and (2) BRFP failed to disclose debts and obligations totaling $42,097.
RNC, et al. v. FEC (Case 1:14-cv-00853-CRC). On August 4, the Commission filed its Answer to Plaintiffs’ Complaint in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. On August 6, the plaintiffs filed an Opposition to the Commission's Rule 56(d) Motion. On August 7, the plaintiffs filed a Reply Memorandum in Support of their Motion for Summary Judgment.
Stop This Insanity, Inc., et al. v. FEC (Case 13-5008). On August 5, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its Opinion and Judgment, affirming the district court's dismissal of the complaint.
UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS
August 14: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.
August 26: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.
These meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
August 21, 2014, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC. Roundtable/Webinar on Pre-Election Communications. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
August 20: August Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2014 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website
The 2014 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.
The 2013 Legislative Recommendations are available on the Commission’s website.
The 2014 edition of the Federal Election Commission Campaign Guide for Congressional Candidates and Committees is now available on the Commission’s website.
The August 2013 edition of the Federal Election Commission Campaign Guide for Political Party Committees is available on the Commission’s website.
The Official 2012 Presidential General Election Results are available in the Library section of the website. This listing was compiled from the official election results published by state election offices.
An index to Record news articles published 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.
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.
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