Reform before boasts, governor

Times Union Editorial 6/30/12 http://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Editorial-Reform-before-boasts-governor-3675039.php THE ISSUE: The legislative session wasn’t quite the success that Gov. Cuomo says it was. THE STAKES: Change the campaign finance laws —...

Unfinished business in Albany

Newsday Editorial 6/27/12 http://www.newsday.com/opinion/editorial-unfinished-business-in-albany-1.3806455 A fairly productive legislative session in Albany ended last week, which makes this the perfect time to call for a special session after Election Day....

Inquiry Looks Into a Shield for Donors in Elections

New York Times 6/27/12 Nick Confessore http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/27/us/politics/new-york-attorney-general-enters-campaign-finance-fray.html?_r=2&ref=nyregion Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman of New York has begun investigating contributions to tax-exempt...

Where Does Campaign Finance Go From Here?

Capital Tonight 6/26/12 Nick Reisman http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/06/where-does-campaign-finance-go-from-here/ The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the Citizens Union campaign-finance ruling on Monday could lead to a bolstering of laws here in New York,...

Cuomo Allies Aim to ‘Remake’ The Senate Majority

Capital Tonight 6/26/12 Liz Benjamin http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/06/cuomo-allies-aim-to-remake-the-senate-majority/ ICYMI: Sean Eldrige and Steve Cohen joined me on CapTon last night to discuss Protect Our Democracy, a new campaign that will work with the Cuomo...