Enviro group settles on campaign finance violation
The Sierra Club has agreed to pay a $28,000 fine to settle charges that the organization violated Federal Election Commission regulations during the 2004 election.
According to The Hill, “FEC Chairman Michael Toner described the settlement as ‘one of the most important express advocacy cases the commission has resolved in recent years.'”
Public Citizen delves into some of the nitty-gritty on Sierra Club divisions and spending here (PDF), and Reason explores some of the implications of campaign finance reform for organizations like Sierra Club here.
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