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For Immediate Release
Contact:
Judith Ingram
December 11, 2015   Christian Hilland
    Julia Queen
     
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Weekly Digest
Week of December 7 – 11

COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS

On December 10, the Commission held an executive session.

No Commission open meetings were scheduled this week.


LITIGATION

Public Citizen, et al. v. FEC (Case 1:14-cv-00148-RJL). On December 4, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a Minute Order


OUTREACH

Between December 6 and 9, Chair Ann M. Ravel, Commissioner Ellen L. Weintraub and several senior Commission staff members traveled to Boston, Massachusetts, for the annual conference of the Council of Government Ethics Laws (COGEL), a professional organization for government agencies, organizations, and individuals with responsibilities in governmental ethics, elections, campaign finance, lobbying laws and freedom of information.

On December 8, Chair Ravel discussed the role and work of the Commission with a group of political leaders from the National Electoral Court of Peru.

On December 8, Chair Ravel served as a judge for the city Project Soapbox competition sponsored by Mikva Challenge DC.

On December 9, Chair Ravel discussed the Commission and campaign finance law with the members of Women in Government.


PUBLIC DISCLOSURE

On December 4, the Commission’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) made public its 2015 Semiannual Report to Congress covering April 1, 2015 through September 30, 2015.


CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS

The Commission posted the filing deadlines for the Special Election in Ohio’s 8th Congressional District. For information on reporting dates for this election, refer to the Special Election Report Notice.


UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS

December 15: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.

December 17: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting and an executive session.

Meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.


UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

January 13, 2016: Webinars for PACs and Party Committees on Year-End Reporting and FECFile. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.

January 20, 2016: Webinars for Candidate Committees on Year-End Reporting and FECFile. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.


UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES

December 20: December Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2015 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.

January 31, 2016: Year-End Reports are due. For information on general election reporting dates, refer to the 2015 Reporting Dates page of the Commission website.


ADDITIONAL RESEARCH MATERIALS

Additional research materials about the agency, campaign finance information and election results are available through the Library section of the Commission website.

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