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Koch Brothers Lose Rehearing Bid in Donor Disclosure Case

March 29, 2019, 5:57 PM

A conservative political action committee funded by billionaires Charles and David Koch won’t get a second chance to argue it shouldn’t have to disclose its biggest donors to California’s attorney general.

A divided U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit declined March 29 to permit rehearing of the case after Americans for Prosperity Foundation challenged a three-judge panel ruling against the PAC and Thomas More Law Center, a conservative Christian legal group.

The Ninth Circuit panel said in September that Americans for Prosperity must turn the information over through confidential tax filings to California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s office, ...