Last weekend, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 249 (Mullin), also known as the California DISCLOSE Act, into law. The DISCLOSE Act makes significant changes to the advertising disclosure requirements under California’s Political Reform Act (PRA), including new donor disclosure requirements for organizations that engage in ballot measure advocacy.
Parks Foundation v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue raises significant yet rarely addressed issues regarding the application of the Internal Revenue Code’s lobbying rules to private foundations and charitable organizations.
The agency charged with enforcing the California Political Reform Act has had a busy fall.
Americans took to the ballot box on Tuesday with resounding support for critical ballot measures that will improve the lives of millions. These victories are no accident. They are the result of strategic and hard fought advocacy campaigns waged by nonprofit groups.