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FAIR ELECTIONS COALITION STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S BUDGET PROPOSAL

January 20, 2014 · by

FAIR ELECTIONS COALITION STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR CUOMO’S BUDGET PROPOSAL

Coalition Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s National Leadership Fighting For Public Financing Of NYS Elections Albany–The following statement can be attributed to Karen Scharff on behalf of the Fair Elections for New York coalition in response to today’s reports that Governor Andrew Cuomo will include the public financing of New York State elections in his budget proposal. […]

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Statement on Moreland Commission to Investigate NY’s Broken Campaign Finance System

July 2, 2013 · by

Statement on Moreland Commission to Investigate NY’s Broken Campaign Finance System

Statement from the Fair Elections for New York Campaign: “We thank Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman for collaborating to create a strong Moreland Commission to investigate our broken campaign finance system. “The Governor has appointed an impressive bipartisan Commission that can restore the public’s trust in government by focusing its efforts on […]

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RELEASE: Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander, Kathleen Turner, and Kathryn Erbe Call on the Legislature to Pass Fair Elections Reforms with Public Campaign Financing at Its Core

June 12, 2013 · by

RELEASE: Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander, Kathleen Turner, and Kathryn Erbe Call on the Legislature to Pass Fair Elections Reforms with Public Campaign Financing at Its Core

In Videos, Celebrities Tell Legislators: “Don’t Come Home Without It” Albany, NY – In separate videos released today, Alec Baldwin, Jason Alexander, Kathleen Turner, and Kathryn Erbe publicly joined voters from across the state in demanding action to fix Albany’s broken campaign finance system. A day after Governor Cuomo released his comprehensive campaign finance reform proposal, […]

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Making it Rain on the New York Senate

June 6, 2013 · by

Making it Rain on the New York Senate

On Wednesday, New York Senators were surprised by fake $100 bills raining down on them as protesters chanted, “What do we want? Fair Elections!” It’s not that different from how Albany works now. It’s time to clean up Albany and raise the voices of everyday people in the political process. Call Senate Republican Leader Dean […]

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Seven Reasons Senate Republicans Oppose Fair Elections

May 7, 2013 · by

Seven Reasons Senate Republicans Oppose Fair Elections

1. They’re getting campaign cash to do Walmart’s bidding. A tax credit that is “expected to provide millions of dollars to big-box stores like Wal-Mart” was part of the minimum wage deal passed in March. Walmart has donated $105,000 to Assembly and Senate Republicans and $400,000 to the Senate Republican fundraising committee. (Source: “Walmart campaign […]

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National Campaign Finance Group Ramps Up in New York

April 16, 2012 · by

National Campaign Finance Group Ramps Up in New York

National campaign finance watchdog Public Campaign Action Fund (PCAF) launched the first wave of our campaign today to press New York lawmakers to support Fair Elections with a set of mail pieces that will reach 40,000 Republican, Democratic, and Independent voters in four state senate districts. PCAF’s executive director, David Donnelly, said in a statement, […]

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