Cozen Campaign Debt Can Be Retired, Philly Board Says

Law360, Philadelphia (March 21, 2014, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The Philadelphia Board of Ethics told the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday that limits on post-election campaign contributions in the city did not bar Cozen O’Connor from retiring nearly $500,000 of debt accrued by U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, D-Pa., during his failed Philly mayoral bid in 2007.

Though the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court found in June that post-election contribution limits barred Cozen O'Connor from wiping out $500,000 Brady owed for legal work during his mayoral campaign, the board said the ruling left open the possibility that the firm...
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