Campaign finance Tag

TN Political Action Committee (PAC) Proliferation

In recent years Tennessee has seen explosive growth in the number of PACs registered in the state, and in the dollar amounts of political contributions made to state politicians. A recent article from knoxnews.com (http://blogs.knoxnews.com/humphrey/2010/10/pac-proliferation.html) puts the number of new political action committees (PACs) at…

RP: Lobbyist uses Twitter to bring attention to campaign finance.

FROM:http://www.stltoday.com/blogzone/political-fix/political-fix/2009/04/lobbyist-uses-twitter-to-bring-attention-to-campaign-finance/ JEFFERSON CITY — St. Louis-based lobbyist Travis Brown is using the social networking software Twitter to help track over-sized campaign contributions. Brown, who Tweets at www.twitter.com/pelopidas, today kicked off a feature that ought to make The Turner Report quite happy: Brown will be Tweeting…