NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- State Rep. Glen Casada has abandoned his last-minute attempt to pass a measure to lift a cap on how much money legislative candidates can accept from political action committees.
The Franklin Republican had taken the bill off notice earlier, which usually indicates that a bill is dead for the year. But Casada on Monday brought the bill back up for a vote in a House committee, which advanced it to a full floor vote.
Casada first delayed a vote on the measure on Tuesday. He later withdrew it altogether without explanation.
The bill would also have given corporations more freedom in structuring their political donations and done away with a prohibition on political giving from insurance companies.
The Senate passed its version on an 18-11 vote last month.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.