Massachusetts Fiscal Alliance

Like it or not, campaign regs changed for the better

Like it or not, campaign regs changed for the better

Revisions protect non-profits’ rights to participate in democracy

LAST JANUARY, the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) proposed revisions to many of their existing campaign finance regulations. While most of the proposed changes were minor and technical in nature, several had potentially substantial and serious repercussions for non-profit organizations of all types across the state. Of particular note were the changes(...)

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“Dark money” on the right

First came the news last month that Gov. Charlie Baker was raising big bucks from Republican honchos — some $300,000 in all —  to win seats for his allies on the Republican State Committee, but did not have to disclose the donors because these were intraparty elections. Then the Globe reported earlier this month on(...)

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