06/28/2022

The new threshold for expedited reporting of large, last-minute contributions is $1,500, following action by the Public Disclosure Commission at its June meeting. The change takes effect June 30, 2022, in time for the primary election’s special reporting period that begins July 26.

Under the rule, contributions that reach or exceed the $1,500 threshold and occur within seven days of a primary election and 21 days of a general election must be… Read more

06/24/2022

The Commission voted to raise the threshold for expedited reporting of large, last-minute contributions to campaigns from $1,000 to $1,500. The change takes effect June 30, 2022, in time for the primary election’s special reporting period that begins July 26.

Under the rule, contributions that reach the threshold of $1,500 and occur within seven days of a primary election and 21 days of a general election must be separately reported.

Contributors who reach the threshold must… Read more

06/01/2022

Dr. Umair Shah, state Secretary of Health, asked for reconsideration of his request made at the April 28, 2022 Commission meeting. He asked for an exemption from disclosing his residential address on his Personal Financial Affairs (F-1) statement.

The April request was denied, with the Commission citing a lack of information about specific threats to Shah. But the Commission urged him to ask for a reconsideration if he could… Read more

05/03/2022

The Commission heard requests for modifications to filing requirements from seven officials or candidates who sought exemptions to providing certain information on their Personal Financial Affairs (F-1) statements.

Candidates and public officials report information about their personal finances, including business interests, to allow the public to discern potential… Read more