TITLE

Pennsylvania Law Firms Work Both Sides of the Campaign Aisle

AUTHOR(S)
O'Brien, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/6/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32332, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on election law concerning campaign contributions from law firms that work as bond counsel in Pennsylvania. Under the state law, corporations not formed mainly for political purposes cannot give money to candidates or political action committees. This prohibit contributions from banks, which must create separate political action committees in order to contribute. The state law allows law firms to contribute on their own, since most are set up as partnerships and not corporations.
ACCESSION #
20281904

 

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