Thursday, August 2, 2012

Ask the SEC for political campaign finance disclosure regulation

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"Transparency for Corporate Political Spending: A Federal Solution"
By David Earley and Ian Vandewalker
Brennan Center for Justice
August 1, 2012

  • In an era of skyrocketing election spending, corporations have the ability to secretly spend millions of dollars on politics. Demand for information about corporate political spending has increased among investors and the general public in the years since Citizens United was decided. A new Brennan Center for Justice report details the extent of the problem of anonymous political expenditures and advocates for a viable solution. The Securities and Exchange Commission should issue regulations requiring publicly traded companies to include information about their political spending in their mandatory disclosures. 

Download the Report (PDF) or read the Introduction.


Work cited (Using MLA 7):
Earley, David, and Ian Vandewalker. Transparency for Corporate Political Spending: A Federal Solution. Rep. Brennan Center for Justice, 1 Aug. 2012. Web. 2 Aug. 2012. <http://www.brennancenter.org/content/resource/transparency_for_corporate_political_spending_a_federal_solution/>.