Provision to create e-file system for U.S. Senate candidates passes as part of Senate’s FY19 Legislative Branch appropriations bill

A long-overdue, bipartisan reform measure that would save taxpayers roughly $900,000 a year while increasing political transparency and accountability is one step closer to becoming law. A provision that would require U.S. Senate candidates to join all other federal candidates in electronically filing their campaign finance reports was included in the minibus appropriations bill overwhelmingly passed by the Senate on

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Momentum is gaining for the Senate’s e-filing proposal. These senators can help.

Note: This blog post is updated when Senators officially cosponsor the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act (S.298). 52 senators currently sponsor the legislation.  —- Did you know that U.S. Senate candidates are still required to file their campaign finance reports on paper? That’s right: Even in the age of smartphones, social media and cloud computing, Senate candidates are still required,

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