Go the distance on civic reform: New York is taking strong steps for the first time in a generation; it must finish the job (Op-Ed)
With legislators on the verge of passing a slate of election reforms, New York state finally may be catching up with the rest of the country on democracy issues. First, the legislature will likely pass early voting and initiate the process of changing the state Constitution to permit no-excuse absentee balloting. Up next, lawmakers in Albany should prioritize campaign finance reform by establishing a small donor public financing system for state elections. Source: New York Daily News Date: January 14, 2019 See full story here.