campaign contributions http://tspr.org en Schock Accused of Ethics Violation http://tspr.org/post/schock-accused-ethics-violation <p>A report from a watchdog group said the campaign committee for Congressman Aaron Schock (R-IL) reimbursed him for stays at a hotel in Greece and a luxury resort in Miami.<br /><br />Schock&#39;s campaign committee reportedly paid him more than $100,000 for such expenses during the 2010 election.<br /><br />The study was issued by &ldquo;Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics.&quot; Director Melanie Sloan said &ldquo;What Aaron Schock did crossed the line.&rdquo;<br /> Fri, 23 Mar 2012 21:14:02 +0000 Rich Egger 12358 at http://tspr.org Schock Accused of Ethics Violation Independent PACs Free to Spend in Illinois http://tspr.org/post/independent-pacs-free-spend-illinois <p>A federal judge struck down part of Illinois&#39; campaign finance law.<br /><br />Judge Marvin Aspen said Illinois cannot enforce contribution limits on independent political action committees. Aspen issued <a href="http://www.personalpac.org/-/pdf/personal-pac-lawsuit-2.pdf" target="_blank">his ruling</a> on March 13.<br /> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:02:58 +0000 Rich Egger 11833 at http://tspr.org Independent PACs Free to Spend in Illinois