Following up on our last report, we have compiled and analyzed campaign finance data from all 50 states to determine which, if any, campaign finance regulations reduce the average candidate's reliance on special interest groups to finance a campaign. The National Institute on Money in State Politics originally collected the campaign finance data we compiled and analyze here.
Key Findings:Read more
Based on data provided by the National Institute for Money in Politics, we have been able to determine how much an legislative average candidate in all 50 states relies on special interest groups to fund their campaign. The following rankings of the states are based on reliance on special interest group financing - from least to most...Read more
Below are the bills and proposed Constitutional amendments filed so far in the 114th Congress (as of 8-27-2015), along with summary information about the status of each. They are sorted by the number of cosponsors, as this is an indication of the likelihood that the bill or amendment might pass. So far, none of the bills or proposed amendments has been approved by either chamber of Congress. There have been 34 bills proposed so far and 13 proposes amendments to the Constitution.
Additional information about each proposed bill or amendment, including summaries and the actual text, can be found at thomas.loc.gov.Read more
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