Gary Goldsmith, MN's Top Campaign Finance Watchdog, Is RetiringThe head of Minnesota's campaign finance watchdog agency is retiring.
Board Firms Wall Between Minn. Candidates, Groups Minnesota campaign regulators reinforced a wall of separation between candidates and outside political groups Tuesday, issuing an opinion that discourages them from cooperating on fundraising that could eventually pour money back into the politicians' races and likely violate state law.
Minn. Campaign Money Regulator Promises Data Fix Minnesota's campaign finance regulatory agency plans to implement new auditing procedures and seek a law change to deal with errors in its database of political fundraising transactions.
Minn. To Keep Enforcing Campaign Disclosure LawMinnesota's top campaign regulator said Monday the state will continue requiring political groups to disclose campaign fundraising and spending this fall despite a federal appeals court ruling last week that found part of the law "most likely unconstitutional."