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Omnibus Spending Bill Blocks Disclosure Measures For Political Activity

The omnibus spending bill released by the Senate on Wednesday has hidden measures to block increased disclosure requirements for political activity. The influence of NGOs and “dark money” in politics has much to do with the lack of disclosure rules when donating campaign funds. The budget bill would curb attempts by the IRS to impose certain measures on nonprofit advocacy groups, in addition to prohibiting the SEC from requiring corporations to disclose campaign activity to investors.

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