The Fair Elections for New York coalition sent a letter to Governor Cuomo and legislative leaders in Albany this week with recommendations to guide the proceedings of the New York Public Campaign Financing Commission. The coalition called for the Commission to act with transparency, consider expert testimony, and provide opportunities for the public to voice their opinions. The newly appointed commissioners are responsible for designing a program for the state by December 1. Source: Spectrum News Date: July 16, 2019 See full story here.
New York needs comprehensive campaign finance reform more than ever, to restore the public’s trust in honest, open, and efficient government. A small donor match system will put the needs of real voters — the business owners and workers who drive New York’s economy — back on the agenda.