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Moore's campaign manager admits to finance violation

...D-Clearwater, was accused Thursday of violating campaign finance laws in his bid to unseat Gov. Mark Sanford, and his...Children's Trust Fund, as the law requires. State campaign finance laws say parties can give candidates in statewide races...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/13/met_42749.shtml
Metro
Campaign reform fails

...The GOP House leadership is being accused of using parliamentary skullduggery to scuttle the massive rewrite of campaign finance laws before it could be voted on the House floor late last week. So, what else is new? Most Republicans make no secret...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/07/18/op_319442.shtml
Opinion columns
Congress adjourns for year this week

...added protection against abuses by HMOs or reform campaign-finance laws that have driven up the cost of elections. Yet...Committee, which held hearings last year on abuses of campaign-finance laws during the 1996 elections. He co-sponsored legislation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/10/18/met_242241.shtml
Metro
Pushing back

...co-director of its film adaptation, 2016: Obama's America. He is under indictment on charges of violating campaign finance laws.While D'Souza's possibility of guilt is being investigated, look closely too at how the conspicuous pursuit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-26/pushing-back
Rep. Paul Broun assailed by watchdog group

...bringing the total for the loans in question to $321,000.The group is alleging that Broun violated several campaign finance laws by mischaracterizing the bank loans as coming from personal funds and might have violated others by failing to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2013-09-19/rep-paul-broun
Report to state whether Fiesta Bowl broke campaign finance laws

...to certain politicians and were reimbursed the funds. If true, that would be a violation of state and federal campaign finance laws.The bowl hired former state attorney general Grant Woods to look into the allegations. Woods' review found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2011-03-19/report-state-whether-fies
College | Sports | College Sports
Speaker taps St. Simons lawyer for Ethics Commission

...Commission, his office announced Wednesday.The five-member board hears complaints alleging violations of campaign-finance laws. The members are appointed by the governor, lieutenant governor and speaker, all who happen to be Republicans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2010-06-30/speaker-taps-st-simons-l
Government | Metro | Government
Across South Carolina

...The FEC announced Friday that Jennifer Adams had signed a conciliation agreement admitting she violated federal campaign finance laws and had paid a civil penalty of $2,500. In November, a judge sentenced Ms. Adams to 18 months in prison after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/19/met_520935.shtml
Metro
Serial donors finance races

...become particularly adept at getting big donations from friends, family and others outside of South Carolina. Campaign finance laws allow contributors to give a maximum of $3,500 for primaries and the general election. Since October, Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/15/met_88969.shtml
Metro
First, obey the law

...and photographs relating to the investigation of fund-raising abuses by you and your administration ... New campaign finance laws are needed. What is even more important is the duty of public officials to obey the existing laws, and I'm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/03/30/edi_286378.shtml
Editorials