New York AG Wants To Shine Light On Dark Money | Talking Points Memo

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (D) on Wednesday announced new rules that would force so-called “dark money” political organizations that operate in New York to report more details about their activities.The proposed regulations, which Schneiderman’s office expects to put into effect by early 2013, are aimed in particular at 501(c)4 “social welfare” organizations, which can raise unlimited funds and keep donors secret, and which have spent hundreds of millions of dollars in the last two federal election cycles.

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