The proposal, pending in the Senate after the House passed it in January, does not cover contributions Bush received during his presidency. But if it becomes law, Bush's nonprofit library foundation would have to disclose four times a year all donors of $200 or more for a window of time: starting when the law takes effect until at least 2013.Kay was mentioned at the end of the article as being undecided on the issue. If she votes to force disclosure, she is potentially rocking the boat with the Bush team. If she votes against it, she may be labeled as being anti-transparency. Tough choice, but I would guess she will side with the former President.
Friday, May 1, 2009
Where is Kay on Bush library donor secrecy?
A bill is up in Congress regarding Presidential libraries and whether their donor lists can be kept secret (link). Excerpts follow...