HELENA, Mont. (AP) — An appeals court on Monday upheld a Montana law requiring nonprofit groups to register with the state as political committees if they run any kind of ad that refers to a candidate or ballot issue within 60 days of an election.
Bullock Administration Argues For Stronger 'Dark Money' Requirements
Gov. Steve Bullock’s administration argued along side the state of New Jersey in federal court in Great Falls Wednesday against the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS has loosened disclosure requirements for so-called dark money campaign groups.
Bullock In Iowa: Dems Have Lost Ability To Speak To Heartland Voters
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock speaks at the Des Moines Register’s “Political Soapbox” event at the Iowa State Fair, August 16, 2018.
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock answers questions from reporters after his speech at the Des Moines Register’s “Political Soapbox” event at the Iowa State Fair, August 16, 2018.
Governor Steve Bullock made an appearance at the Iowa State Fair Thursday. He gave a speech at the Des Moines Register’s “Political Soapbox” event. It’s an event politicians go to when they’re at least thinking about running for president.
Here’s how Bullock responded when someone asked him if that’s what he’s doing.
Gov Bullock Sues IRS Over Dark Money Disclosure Rules
Governor Steve Bullock filed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service Tuesday over its decision to loosen financial disclosure requirements for so-called dark money groups.
The policy change the IRS made last week means that some non-profit organizations that can spend unlimited money on political ads no longer have to turn over the names of their largest donors to government tax officials.
On this episode of "Campaign Beat:" The impact of Justice Scalia's death on the Clean Power Plan lawsuit and Montana's governor's race; the political impact of out-of-state control over Colstrip's future; new revelations of "dark money" spending, and the upcoming campaign finance trial of Rep. Art Wittich.
The Helena district court judge Gov. Steve Bullock recently appointed to the bench has recused herself from presiding over a high-profile political corruption case involving one of Bullock’s staunchest critics.