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Caleb Burns Weighs in on New York State Political Spending Rule
August 25, 2014

Caleb P. Burns, a partner in Wiley Rein’s Election Law & Government Ethics Practice, was quoted in an article published August 23 on about a New York State Board of Elections regulation and its effect on free speech.  According to the article, the regulation would mandate that individuals and groups spending money on elections register as political committees and submit financial spending reports.  Mr. Burns said that the regulations “are really fundamental attacks … on First Amendment freedoms and the right to political speech” that are “cloaked as disclosures.”  To read the entire Fox News article, click here.