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Weekly Digests


For Immediate Release
Contact:
Judith Ingram
March 27, 2015   Christian Hilland
    Julia Queen
     
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Weekly Digest

Week of March 23 – 27

COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS

No Commission open meetings or executive sessions were scheduled this week.

LITIGATION

Holmes, et al. v. FEC (Case 1:14-cv-01243-RMC). On March 20, the plaintiffs filed a Reply Brief Supporting Certification and Opposing Commission's Motion for Summary Judgment in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. On the same day, the Commission filed its Brief in Response to Plaintiffs' Opening Brief Regarding Certification.

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

On March 25, the Commission hosted a Webinar for Member/Labor PACs.

OUTREACH

On March 23, Chair Ann M. Ravel discussed campaign finance regulations with a group of students in the Capstone Seminar at Gettysburg College School of Public Policy in Gettysburg, PA.

UPCOMING COMMISSION MEETINGS AND HEARINGS

April 21: The Commission is scheduled to hold an executive session.

April 23: The Commission is scheduled to hold an open meeting.

Meeting dates are subject to change. Please contact the Press Office the week of the scheduled meeting for confirmation.

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 14: The Commission hosts an open house in the Public Records Office from 10:00 a.m. to noon to mark the agency’s 40th anniversary. The event will highlight the agency’s efforts to ensure disclosure of campaign finance information over the last four decades. Current and former FEC Commissioners are expected to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS    

April 1: Reporting and FECFile Webinars for Candidate Committees. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.

April 29: Webinar for Trade Association PACs. Additional information is available on the Educational Outreach page of the Commission website.

UPCOMING REPORTING DUE DATES

April 15: April Quarterly Reports are due. For information on quarterly reporting dates, refer to the 2015 Quarterly Reporting page of the Commission website.

April 20: April Monthly Reports are due. For more information on monthly reporting dates, refer to the 2015 Monthly Reporting page of the Commission website.

OTHER RESOURCES

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 2014 edition of Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations can be downloaded from the website.  To order printed copies, call (800) 424-9530 (press 6) or send an email to info@fec.gov.

The 2014 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 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.

The Commission has published the 2015 Record Index page. An index to previously published Record news articles 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 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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