Tag: campaign finance reform

Jacob OglesJanuary 3, 2019
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Sen. Joe Gruters brings his fight against dark money to the Senate. The first-term state lawmaker filed a bill (SB 224) to stop the practice of contributions funneling through multiple political committees, his third attempt since joining the Legislature in 2016. “We have legal laundering of campaign contributions through a system so nobody can see […]

Danny McAuliffeDecember 6, 2017
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Two Sarasota Republicans are attempting to pass legislation that would prevent political committees and electioneering communications organizations from donating to each other, touting it as a proposal that would end dark money in state politics. While state Rep. Joe Gruters’ HB 43 and Sen. Greg Steube’s SB 122 do not address dark money in issue advocacy spending, […]

Martin DyckmanApril 22, 2016
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That the world is round has been established fact and common knowledge since ancient Greece, when the mathematician Eratosthenes (276-194 BCE) calculated its girth with remarkable accuracy. But even today there is a Flat Earth Society, reincarnated in 2004, which couches stupendous disbelief in the incongruously modern accoutrement of a website. A 2009 Huffington Science […]


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