Fundraising Sessions

Like many other states, Maryland bans legislators from fundraising during regular sessions. However, they're free to pass the hat during special sessions, a loophole many ...
by | February 27, 2008

Like many other states, Maryland bans legislators from fundraising during regular sessions. However, they're free to pass the hat during special sessions, a loophole many took advantage of during last November's special.

Goo-goo groups are now pushing for a stricter ban:

Del. Saqib Ali (D-Montgomery) introduced the bill in response to concerns that many lawmakers -- including himself -- raised money during the legislature's November special session.

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.

More from Politics