National Journal and Sunlight Foundation are reporting that Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), a member of the debt reduction “supercommittee” will not schedule any additional fundraisers while serving on the committee.
The supercommittee will meet for the first time today at 10:30. Sunlight Foundation will be doing "Sunlight Live." http://reporting.sunlightfoundation.com/2011/sunlight-live-cover-first-supercommittee-hearing/
Campaign Finance/Fair Elections
SEC should require corporate political spending disclosures: report
Members aren't going to have the time to be involved in (as many) fundraising events that they would have been. Personally, I've canceled a bunch of events.
Fair Elections/Campaign Finance
Maine Ethics Commission Seeks Clean Election Law Fix
On the proposed solutions: "We can't have a publicly-funded system that sort of, on-purpose, keeps the candidates kind of barefoot and pregnant," said Allison Smith, the co-president of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections.
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