Week of March 22 – 26
Republican National Committee v. Federal Election Commission. On March 26, a three-judge panel of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued its opinion.
The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. v. Federal Election Commission. On March 24, United States Solicitor General Elena Kagan filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court in The Real Truth About Obama, Inc. v. Federal Election Commission.
RULEMAKING AND AGENCY PROCEDURES
The Commission posted three comments received in response to a request at the March 2-3 hearing on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Coordinated Communications and Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Coordinated Communications.
On March 23-24, the FEC hosted a Regional Conference for Campaigns, Party Committees and Corporate/Labor/Trade PACs in New Orleans, LA. This conference was previously scheduled for February 9-10.
On March 25, 12 Seattle University students visited the FEC for a presentation on the FEC's operations and for a tour of the Public Records office. Communications Specialist Christopher Berg and Public Affairs Specialist Jason Bucelato spoke to the students.
U.S. House and Senate Campaigns Raise Nearly $600 Million in 2009 (issued March 22).
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
April 1: Florida 19th District Pre-General reports are due. For information on reporting dates for this election, click here. For information on campaign finance data concerning the special election, click here.
April 7, Washington, D.C., Seminar for Nonconnected Committees. The seminar registration information and agenda are here.
May 3-4, Washington, D.C., Conference for House and Senate Campaigns and Political Party Committees. The conference registration information and agenda are here.
The March supplements to the FEC’s Campaign Guides are here.