Conn. Mayor, Convicted Felon, Sues for Public Money in Gubernatorial Bid

Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday claiming election regulators are trampling on his free-speech rights by blocking his participation in Connecticut’s clean-election system, which bars convicted felons from receiving public campaign funds.

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Sixth Circuit Denies Challenge to Municipal Campaign-Contribution Rules

Multiple state Republican parties do not have standing to challenge the Securities and Exchange Commission’s revised rules on campaign contributions made by municipal security advisers and dealers, according to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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