Campaign Finance Lawsuit Unlikely to Affect 2014
The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports that a federal judge this week dismissed most of the challenges brought by the Liberty Justice Center. The judge kept one element of it alive for debate, but an attorney for the Chicago-based group says it will take months to play out.
As a result, attorney Jacob Huebert says it's unlikely it will be settled by November.
The group argues the donation limits in the 2009 law are unconstitutional because contributions from legislative leaders are not capped in general elections.
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