Reporter’s Motion To Compel Early Disclosure Of DNC Finance Records Denied
Mealey's (July 26, 2016, 1:30 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Finding that the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) governs the timing for public release of finance records for the July 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), a Pennsylvania judge on July 25 denied a reporter’s motion to compel early disclosure of the records, finding Pennsylvania’s Right-to-Know Law (RTKL) preempted by the federal statute (Dustin Slaughter v. Paul Deegan, et al., No. 1212, Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Co.).
(Opinion available. Document #68-160811-008Z.)
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