The League joined other reform groups to support S. 2754, the Lobbying and Campaign Finance Reform Act of 2014. The legislation, introduced by Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), would limit the ability of lobbyists to use bundled contributions to obtain undue influence with members of Congress.

The League sent a letter to the U.S. Senate in support of the DISCLOSE Act of 2014.

The League joined a letter to U.S. Senators urging them to pass the DISCLOSE Act of 2014.

The League joined an amicus brief filed in the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Lair v. Motl.

A Primer for Engagement of League Members and Fellow Citizens - 2014

The League joined reform groups in urging the Democratic Governors Association (DGA) to drop its legal challenge to a Connecticut law restricting political campaign spending. The letter, sent to Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, head of the DGA, says that the lawsuit filed by the DGA put the governors in league with efforts “by the conservative majority on the Supreme Court to eviscerate campaign finance laws.”

The League joined with reform groups to ask Representatives to Co-Sponsor H.R. 270, the Empowering Citizens Act.

The League joined a letter asking President Obama to veto H.R. 2019 which repeals public funding for party presidential nominating conventions.

The League joined other organizations in sending a letter to the U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) encouraging them to move forward with the rulemaking process to provide guidance for tax-exempt social welfare organizations on candidate related political activities.

The League joined a letter sent to U.S. House members opposing H.R. 3865 the Stop Targeting Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014. The legislation would prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from adopting necessary revisions in the rules used to determine whether an organization is operating exclusively for the promotion of social welfare for purposes of tax code Section 501(c)(4). The League has sent comments to the IRS regarding the proposed regulation.

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