Government Accountability Board to see if they can legally regulate issue ads
State officials will see if they have the legal authority to regulate some of the nastiest political ads.
The Government Accountability Board told its staff yesterday to draft a rule to be considered in October, which regulates so-called "issue ads."
They'll also provide guidance on the board's authority. The ads go after a candidate's stands on certain issues and because they don't tell you who to vote for, they don't have to say who pays for the attacks.