On September 6th the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the state law restricting political campaign contributions from corporations is constitutional. Two businesses, 1A Auto and 126 Self Storage, claimed the law violates their constitutionally protected free speech rights.
The Court disagreed, saying that the state has a legitimate interest in deterring corruption in elections.
Read Opinion Boston Globe Article
Massachusetts election administration, campaign finance and lobbying law http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1142802
Corporate political activities deskbook http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1149143
Lobbying, PACs, and campaign finance : 50 state handbook http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1085953
Election law in a nutshell http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1143618
Election law in a nutshell [e-book] http://encore.socialaw.com/iii/encore/record/C__Rb1143819