Pollina donors file suit over campaign finance law

Three donors to independent gubernatorial candidate Anthony Pollina have filed suit in federal court over an interpretation of Vermont’s campaign finance law issued by the office of Attorney General William Sorrell.

Suit threatened over campaign finance ruling

Anthony Pollina is striking a conciliatory tone over demands from two top state officials that he return some of the money he’s raised to his campaign donors. But some of his supporters are threatening to sue.

Campaign finance reform

The Legislature is eager to pass new campaign finance rules in time for the 2008 elections. Bob Kinzel’s guests look at the bill’s prospects. Also in the program, news analysis from VPR’s John Dillon, and we hear from NPR’s Juan Williams. Williams was in Vermont this week to speak to teachers for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

VT Campaign Finance Law

Last month, the United States Supreme Court struck down Vermont’s Campaign Finance Law. Commentator Cheryl Hanna shares her thoughts on what’s next for Vermont’s political landscape.

Vermont’s campaign finance law

Tomorrow the United States will hear arguments in Randall v. Sorrell, a case testing the constitutionality of Vermont’s campaign finance law. Commentator Cheryl Hanna shares her thoughts on what this case means for Vermont and for the nation.