Scott Walker isn’t anybody’s idea of a champion of campaign finance reform. He was elected governor in 2010 after outspending the competition in what was then the costliest statewide race in Wisconsin history, at $37.4 million. That record was shattered in this year’s recall election, when an estimated $81 million was spent, including $36 million by Walker’s own campaign.
Published: April 17, 2012
Tags: Ciara Matthews, Fiduciary Management, Gov. Scott Walker, Government Accountability Board, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce, MMAC, PAC, Patrick English, Ted Kellner, Wisconsin Democracy Campaign
Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign returned $170,000 in campaign donations it received from the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce political action committee after the PAC was fined $500 by election regulators for giving the money.
By Sam Hananel Associated Press Washington — The AFL-CIO wants to boost its clout by launching a new political action committee that could raise unlimited amounts of money, part of the federation’s goal of building a year-round political organizing structure. Forming a so-called “super labor PAC” would allow the labor federation to raise money from [...]
By Keith Barber The Plymouth Arts Center is about to get bigger. The PAC board of directors has officially launched a building campaign to raise money for a $1.5 million expansion. New features will include a gallery retail shop, expanded gallery exhibition wing, a two-classroom education wing, new entrance foyer, two new restrooms, a new [...]