Public finances incumbents’ elections

Auburn Citizen Letter to the Editor 8/26/12 Howard Leib http://m.auburnpub.com/news/opinion/mailbag/public-finances-incumbents-elections/article_24db4058-dcd7-5e1e-be0d-cc2a0cac5584.html Jim Seward needs to stop using taxpayer dollars to pay for his political...

Give Small Political Donors a Voice

A New York Times Editorial 8/23/12 http://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/23/opinion/small-political-donors-need-a-voice-in-campaigns.html?_r=2&hp The Congressional race between two incumbent Democrats in the redrawn 30th District in California is one of the most...

Stricter oversight needed on campaign finance

Democrat and Chronicle Op-Ed 8/6/12 http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120807/OPINION04/308070008/Stricter-oversight-needed-campaign-finance New York’s notoriously lax campaign finance laws offer elected officials plenty of wiggle room when it comes to how...

Fair elections, fair economy

Times Union op-ed 8/2/12 Richard Kirsch http://www.timesunion.com/opinion/article/Fair-elections-fair-economy-3758655.php Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been a late and reluctant supporter of key measures to advance a more fair economy in New York. He fought extending the...