McCutcheon Could Jeopardize NJ Pay-To-Play Restriction
By Martin Bricketto (April 2, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's Wednesday decision striking down aggregate limits on donations to political parties and candidates casts doubt on the constitutionality of similar caps under local pay-to-play ordinances in New Jersey, and may provide ammunition for government contractors and others to challenge the laws, attorneys told Law360.
New Jersey's statewide campaign finance laws don't set aggregate limits on what contributors can give over a particular period of time to different candidates or parties, but many local pay-to-play laws across the state — which are intended to hinder the influence of campaign cash on government work — impose such restrictions on...
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