With its December 1 deadline looming, the Public Campaign Financing Commission has less than two months to design its recommendations for a public financing program for New York state. Leaders of state advocacy groups have sent a letter to the commissioners urging that they publish a draft report to allow for comment and analysis by concerned New Yorkers, advocates, and experts. Source: Spectrum Date: October 7, 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.