Citizen Outreach joins fight to protect confidentiality of non-profit donors

(January 17, 2017) – Citizen Outreach and Citizen Outreach Foundation have joined several other non-profit organizations in filing an amicus brief with the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals in opposition to efforts by the State of New York to force non-profits to register with the state’s attorney general before being allowed to fundraise in the state, as well as disclose the identities of our major donors.

Citizen Outreach fought a similar disclosure battle in 2014 against the Nevada Secretary of State and ultimately won on appeal.

You can read the full brief by clicking here

Nevada high court reverses Citizen Outreach decision

CARSON CITY — In a rare error, the Nevada Supreme Court issued a new 5-2 order Wednesday in favor of Citizen Outreach in a case involving election fliers and whether the conservative political group had to disclose who paid for them.

“Because it is undisputed that Citizen Outreach’s fliers do not contain magic words of express advocacy, the fliers were not subject to regulation under Nevada’s campaign practices statutes that were effective in 2010,” the court majority said. Read more…

Coalition proposes referendum to reverse Nevada’s big tax boost

You have to give it to anti-tax crusader Chuck Muth. He never throws in the towel.

Muth, president of Nevada-based Citizen Outreach and backer of Grover Norquist’s taxpayer protection pledge to oppose new tax revenue, said in a newspaper column Friday that a group called the has been formed to put Gov. Brian Sandoval’s revenue plan on the 2016 ballot as a voter referendum. Read more…

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