The Supreme Court Building is shown in this file photo in Washington, D.C. State Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane, has pre-filed Senate Bill 5991, which would expose top contributors to nonprofits when those organizations engage in political campaigns. This would help counter the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which erected roadblocks to transparency in the election process.
The Supreme Court Building is shown in this file photo in Washington, D.C. State Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane, has pre-filed Senate Bill 5991, which would expose top contributors to nonprofits when those organizations engage in political campaigns. This would help counter the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which erected roadblocks to transparency in the election process. Carolyn Kaster AP
The Supreme Court Building is shown in this file photo in Washington, D.C. State Sen. Andy Billig, D-Spokane, has pre-filed Senate Bill 5991, which would expose top contributors to nonprofits when those organizations engage in political campaigns. This would help counter the 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which erected roadblocks to transparency in the election process. Carolyn Kaster AP

The Columbian: Shine light on “dark money”

December 18, 2017 05:34 PM