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Campaign contributions by Bitcoin? Oregon elections chief favors 'yes'

Secretary of State Dennis Richardson proposed a rule change Tuesday to allow cryptocurrency donations to political campaigns.

The proposed amendment would update Oregon’s campaign finance manual… 31 more words

The Oregonian

Frank B. Mesiah and Luke Easter: Two men who graced the City of Buffalo

It was my plan to write yet another piece on the “pay-to-play” environment that appears to have tainted so much of the development landscape in Buffalo and the State of New York.  461 more words

City Of Buffalo

The Insatiable Political Money Appetite

Some years ago a friend’s relative ran for political office.  The friend sheepishly asked if we might make a contribution to the campaign.  I didn’t know the relative, but we wanted to be supportive, so we kicked in a modest sum.  340 more words


Outrageous Attack on Political Spending Disclosure Proposal at Disney

It is not just the name of the group objecting to disclosure of political spending that is oxymoronic; it is the vocabulary they use in trying to explain that a proposal to require disclosure of political spending is somehow contrary to notions of free speech instead of the only way to preserve it. 257 more words

Payday lenders spend $8 million, get bills they want in Florida

More than $8 million in Florida political contributions and lobbying spending from payday lenders since 2007 has set the stage for bills the industry wants to pass as the legislative session enters its final week, a… 405 more words