Money in Politics This Week

Crossposted from the Brennan Center for Justice’s ReformNY blog. For more stories on an ongoing basis, follow the Twitter hashtag #moNeYpolitics and #fairelex. New York Campaign Finance and Ethics News 1. New York’s Joint Commission on Public Ethics released its...

Campaign system is due for an overhaul

Times Union Editorial 3/28/12 Bill Mahoney, NYPIRG http://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Campaign-system-is-due-for-an-overhaul-3442478.php Lots of attention has been paid on these pages to creating a public financing system for New York elections. Implemented...

Money and Politics This Week

Crossposted from the Brennan Center for Justice’s ReformNY blog. For more stories on an ongoing basis, follow the Twitter hashtag #moNeYpolitics and #fairelex. New York Campaign Finance and Ethics News 1. The latest Newsday op-ed to call for public financing in...

Flores: Public financing for NYS campaigns

Newsday 3/23/2012 By MARIA MAGDALENA FLORES http://www.newsday.com/opinion/oped/flores-public-financing-for-nys-campaigns-1.3618492 Maria Magdalena Flores, a resident of Bay Shore, is a member of Make the Road New York, a participatory immigrant organization. When...