|For Immediate Release||
|December 13, 2013||Christian Hilland|
|.pdf version of this Weekly Digest||ISSUE 2013-50|
Week of December 9 - 13
COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.
The Commission made public two closed cases, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
The Commission made public one campaign finance enforcement matter that was resolved through its Administrative Fines (AF) program, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
AF 2698 – Brad Miller for United States Congress and John Wallace, in his official capacity as treasurer. The Commission voted to terminate the proceedings.
Garcia for Congress, et al. v. FEC (Case 3:13-cv-02401-K). On December 9, the plaintiffs filed a Response to Commission's Motion for Summary Judgment in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division.
December 8 – 11, Quebec, Canada. Chair Ellen L. Weintraub, Commissioner Ann M. Ravel and several senior Commission staff members attended 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.
UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS
December 19: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
February 11-12, 2014, Tampa, Florida, Regional Conference for House & Senate Campaigns, Political Party Committees and Corporate/Trade/Labor PACs. 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 information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.
January 31, 2014: Year-end Reports are due. For more information on reporting dates, refer to the 2013 Reporting Dates page of the Commission website.
The August 2013 edition of the Federal Election Commission Campaign Guide for Political Party Committees is available on the Commission’s website.
The 2013 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 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 the Record news articles published in 2013 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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