After discovering the political action committee of the Washington state teachers’ union didn’t disclose the sources of its contributions as required by law, the Freedom Foundation filed a complaint with the state, forcing the union to file the proper disclosures.
After opposition from the Freedom Foundation, the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission has reworked a troubling provision of draft campaign finance legislation it intends to submit to state lawmakers during the 2022 legislative session in Olympia.
After a Freedom Foundation complaint, a political arm of the Service Employees International Union has agreed to pay $250,000 in fines and penalties for attempting to conceal nearly $9 million in campaign activity from Washington voters and its own members.
The Washington State Supreme Court has ruled the Freedom Foundation should have disclosed as a campaign expense the value of free legal services it provided to citizen sponsors of several local ballot measures in 2014. Here’s why we plan to appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.