Tag: Stop Act

Mitch PerryJuly 26, 2016

When David Jolly introduced his legislation that would prohibit federal lawmaker from directly soliciting political contributions, he cited New York Democrat Steve Israel’s admonition that he had spent roughly 4,200 hours on the phone asking people for money while in office as evidence of how gratuitous lawmakers are called on to dial for dollars. But Israel isn’t […]

Scott PowersApril 29, 2016

U.S. Rep. David Jolly‘s proposed law to end campaign fundraising by sitting members of Congress has picked up two more cosponsors, including his wanna-be U.S. Senate opponent, Orlando’s Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson. Grayson had said during his internet-based debate with Republican Jolly Monday night that he would support Jolly’s Stop Act, House Resolution 4430, and he […]

Mitch PerryApril 25, 2016

After David Jolly announced his proposal that would ban federal officeholders from fundraising while in office earlier this year, all of his Florida senate opponents on both sides of the aisle dismissed it immediately. Under the Pinellas County congressman’s “Stop Act,” elected federal officials would still be permitted to attend fundraisers and speak to donors. People would […]


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