|For Immediate Release||
|August 1, 2014||Christian Hilland|
|.pdf version of this Weekly Digest||ISSUE 2014-31|
COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS
No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.
The Commission made public three closed cases and three Statements of Reasons, as follows. For more information, see the case documents in the Enforcement Query System.
Holmes, et al. v. FEC (Case 1:14-cv-01243-RMC). On July 21, Laura Holmes and Paul Jost filed a Complaint for Declaratory Relief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The complaint challenges the separate limits on contributions for primary and general elections under the Federal Election Campaign Act.
Kuhn for Congress v. FEC (Case 2:13-cv-03337-PMD-WWD). On July 29, the plaintiff filed a Memorandum to Deny Commission’s Motion to Dismiss in the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina.
Parsons, et al. v. FEC (Case 1:14-cv-01265). On July 24, Inga L. Parsons and Stephen C. Leckar filed a Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief and a Motion for Certification Order Pursuant to 2 U.S.C. § 437h in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The complaint challenges the Federal Election Campaign Act provision that prohibits individuals with government contracts from making contributions to any political party, committee or candidate.
RNC, et al. v. FEC(Case 1:14-cv-00853-CRC). On July 31, the Commission filed its Memorandum in Support Of Motion to Allow Time for Discovery Under Rule 56(d) and in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
District Court Issues Opinion in La Botz v. FEC (issued July 25)
UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS
August 14: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.
August 26: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.
These meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.
UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
August 21, 2014, Federal Election Commission, Washington, DC.Roundtable/Webinar on Pre-Election Communications. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.
UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES
August 20: August Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2014 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website
The 2014 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 2013 Legislative Recommendations are available on the Commission’s website.
The 2014 edition of the Federal Election Commission Campaign Guide for Congressional Candidates and Committees is now available on the Commission’s website.
The August 2013 edition of the Federal Election Commission Campaign Guide for Political Party Committees is available on the Commission’s website.
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 Record news articles published 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.
Follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/fec
Users of smartphones and other mobile devices may access our mobile interface at http://www.fec.gov/mobile/