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And Your Name Is? Donations In Oregon GOP Primary Reveal Quirk In Law

Anonymous campaign donations are banned in Oregon, but nearly half the money raised by a leading Republican gubernatorial candidate cannot be directly traced.

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OPB - Oregon Public Broadcasting

 Campaign finances readily accessible

Q: Following up on your March 18 “Since You Asked,” how can citizens learn more about their candidates’ histories and other donations they’ve received, or what they’ve spent money on?… 53 more words

Mail Tribune

India’s Political Party Finance Reform Falls Short of Ensuring Complete Transparency—But Is Still a Step in the Right Direction

On March 1, 2018, India began its latest effort to clean up the financing of political parties and elections. This efforts involves the sale of so-called “ 1,084 more words

Commentary

Thoughts from the Menendez Trial: Preventing Corruption from the Start

Last fall’s corruption trial of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) ended rather anticlimactically, with the presiding judge declaring a mistrial after the jury announced that it couldn’t reach a decision, and the Department of Justice eventually deciding not to retry him. 951 more words

Commentary

Feeling Burned Out? When We Gather, We Get Energized

Local power is by nature grounded—in ourselves, our values, and our family; in our community and culture; and in our ecological home.

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Activism

Buehler and Brown on course to break spending record

Cash, wine and polls in Oregon governor’s race.

Gov. Kate Brown and Rep. Knute Buehler, R-Bend, have together raised $5.3 million in the 2018 race for governor, putting them on pace to blow past the most expensive governor’s race in state history. 56 more words

Bend Bulletin

Special interests in local elections

It’s bad news for local government when special interests which have so much influence at the state and national levels interfere in our city council elections. 140 more words

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