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Tag Archives: federal contractors

Is it Illegal “Pay-to-Play” for a Government Contractor or National Bank to Contribute to a Super PAC?

Posted in Citizens United, Compliance, Federal Contractors

A new complaint was filed with the Federal Election Commission yesterday alleging that Chevron USA violated campaign finance laws and corollary “federal pay-to-play” laws by contributing $2.5 million to the Congressional Leadership Fund, a Super PAC tied by press reporting and former staffers to House Speaker Boehner.

Pay-to-Play Disclosure For Government Contractors – UPDATE Strong Reactions and a Not-Too Transparent White House

Posted in Federal Government, Transparency

Our last post focused on the trial balloon being floated by the White House to impose corporate political disclosure obligations on government contractors. At the time of that post, all we had was a White House press secretary description. Subsequently, draft orders have been floating around the internet including here.

President Obama (Again) Looks to Impose a Form of Federal Pay-to-Play Disclosure on Federal Contractors

Posted in Federal Government, Transparency

Last year we reported that certain elements of the Executive Branch have been looking into ways to impose federal pay-to-play restrictions and disclosure requirements on those doing business with the federal government. Today, the White House confirmed that President Obama is strongly contemplating issuing an executive order designed to impose pay-to-play disclosures on federal contractors.