Entries in MassPoliticsProfs by Maurice Cunningham
The bombshell Office of Campaign and Political Finance investigation into the activities of Families for Excellent Schools did more than impose a record fine and the death penalty on that dark money front. It raised questions about FES's tax status as a charity, questions that the IRS or state attorneys general may want to answer.
Families for Excellent Schools Advocacy is already a goner, given the death penalty by Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance. What's next for the dark money/charter school industrial complex?
Massachusetts Parents United may be Old Wine in an Empty Bottle but it's attracted some big money backers. Let's take a closer look at the Walton Family Foundation, Longfield Family Foundation, and National Philanthropic Trust.