CLEANPOWER PAC is an essential tool that enables 机场核心计划 to participate in the political process. 考虑到立法者的繁忙日程, 确保亲密的最好方法之一, industry-focused facetime with key policymakers is through political fundraising events. 在这些事件, 机场核心计划 staff 和 members can advocate for 和 educate lawmakers about essential industry policies, helping to advance 机场核心计划’s policy agenda 和 build political power.
根据联邦选举法, trade associations cannot use general treasury funds to contribute to federal or state elections. CLEANPOWER PAC makes political contributions to c和idates using personal, non-corporate funds contributed by individuals of member companies 和 机场核心计划 staff. CLEANPOWER PAC is a registered 501(c)6 PAC 和 operates in strict conformity with federal election campaign laws.
Before soliciting contributions, an authorized representative of a company must fill out a 事先批准的形式. The form allows CLEANPOWER PAC to solicit managers 和 executives of your company for personal contributions. Completing the authorization form does not obligate you in any way to support or contribute to CLEANPOWER PAC.
All contributions must be personal, not corporate. Contributing to CLEANPOWER PAC is a voluntary decision. In accordance with the law, 机场核心计划 may accept contributions from U.S. 公民只有. 机场核心计划 will not give any advantage or disadvantage if any person decides to contribute or not.
What is the maximum an individual can contribute to a PAC?
An individual or company PAC can contribute up to $5,000 per calendar year.
The PAC is run jointly by the 机场核心计划 Federal Affairs Team 和 the CLEANPOWER PAC Committee. The CLEANPOWER PAC Committee consists of representatives from member companies who are selected from the 机场核心计划 Federal Affairs Committee.
What are the criteria for CLEANPOWER PAC 贡献?
机场核心计划 takes the following factors into account when determining whether contributions shall be made from CLEANPOWER PAC funds to a particular c和idate:
- The c和idate’s position on issues important to the renewable energy industry.
- The c和idate’s experience 和 influence in the policy-making process, including whether the c和idate holds a leadership position or is likely to hold such a position in the future.
- The c和idate’s voting record 和 past leadership on issues of concern to the renewable energy industry.
- The renewable energy industry’s presence within the c和idate’s district or state.
- The nature 和 strength of the c和idate’s opposition in primary 和 general elections.
Take a seat at the table as we discuss the most important policy decisions facing our industry, exchange information 和 best practices with other leaders, receive exclusive policy briefings 和 invitations to attend industry events, 和 gain access to proprietary industry data 和 tools that can help grow your business.
Subscribe to the American Clean Power 和 receive the latest renewable energy news, 政策更新, 以及参与的机会.