The Unleashing of the Leadership Committees

In 2021, the Georgia legislature, in a bill signed by Governor Brian Kemp, established a type of political action committee (PAC) that can accept and spend unlimited funds in support of a candidate.  This new type of PAC was called a leadership committee and would be...

Two Men Sentenced for COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme

On May 9, the Department of Justice (DOJ)  announced the sentencing of two Florida men, Phillip J. Augustin and James Stote for leading a nationwide scheme to defraud the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA)...