The League of Women Voters of Greater Red Bank (LWV-GRBA) is hosting “Breakfast with the Board” on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Sheraton Hotel in Eatontown, located at 6 Industrial Way East, Eatontown, NJ. The event will take place from 10 am to 1 pm. The cost for the buffet is $25 and members and non-members are welcome. Contact Ellen Hock: 732-571-8757 to register. Checks can be made payable to the LWV-GRBA and sent to Ellen Hock at 580 Patten Aven, Unit #86, Long Branch, NJ 07740.
The program will feature guest speaker David Early, Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice discussing the upcoming Supreme Court case of McCutcheon v. the Federal Election Commission and the events leading up to it. The court case is analogous to the famous Citizens’ United case, which ultimately enabled corporations to contribute to political campaigns without limit. This case argues the same for the individual donor who is currently capped at $48,600 per election cycle.
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