Moxie Media http://www.kplu.org en Moxie Media case may bring crackdown on PAC's http://www.kplu.org/post/moxie-media-case-may-bring-crackdown-pacs <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-945644.mp3</p><p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">State lawmakers are considering tighter restrictions on political action committees, or PAC's. The proposal stems from the case of&nbsp;a Seattle-based Democratic political firm <a href="http://www.atg.wa.gov/uploadedFiles/Home/News/Press_Releases/2010/Complaint%2020101029.pdf">now being sued by the Attorney General</a> for campaign finance violations.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:29:21 +0000 Austin Jenkins 534 at http://www.kplu.org State senator sworn in amidst controversy http://www.kplu.org/post/state-senator-sworn-amidst-controversy <p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">The first day of the Washington Legislature included an intra-party drama on the floor of the state senate. It happened during opening ceremonies Monday when an incumbent Democratic Senator tried to block a new senator from being sworn in.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 16:47:47 +0000 Austin Jenkins & KPLU News Staff 511 at http://www.kplu.org State senator sworn in amidst controversy