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NY Attorney General Schneiderman Unveils Disclosure Rule, Business Leaders Call on Senate to Pass Public Financing

Schneiderman Unveils Disclosure Rule, Business Leaders Call on Senate to Pass Public Financing June 5, 2013 New York, NY – At a discussion with business leaders and advocacy groups this morning, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman unveiled new regulations, effective today, to help end secret spending in New York State elections. The event was sponsored by […]

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Testimony of Cynthia D. DiBartolo Before the Independent Democratic Conference Hearing

Testimony of Cynthia D. DiBartolo Chief Executive Officer, Tigress Financial Partners LLC Submitted to the Independent Democratic Conference of the New York State Senate For the hearing entitled, “Restoring the Voters’ Trust in New York State Government” May 20, 2013 Why Campaign Finance Reform Matters to New York’s Business Leaders Our leaders in Albany need […]

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Testimony of Peter L. Zimroth Before the Independent Democratic Conference of New York State Senate Hearing

Testimony of Peter L. Zimroth Presented to a Hearing Sponsored by the Independent Democratic Conference Entitled Restoring the Voters’ Trust in New York State Government: Reforming New York State’s Campaign Finance and Election Laws by Increasing Accountability, Closing Loopholes & Implementing Public Finance May 1, 2013 The New York State campaign finance system needs to […]

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Governor Cuomo, Business Leaders Call for Public Matching System for New York Elections

Brennan Center for Justice Press Release New York, NY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined his support of public matching funds for New York State elections at a gathering of business leaders today. The discussion examined the benefits of a enacting a small donor matching system, similar to New York City’s successful program. See photos and […]

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March 8 Event: The Role of Money in Politics in New York State; Promoting Small Dollar Democracy

The Committee for Economic Development (CED), Brennan Center for Justice, Americans for Campaign Reform, the League of Women Voters, Common Cause New York and NY LEAD, will host an exclusive luncheon event with business and civic leaders on the future of campaign finance reform in New York State on Friday, March 8, 2013. The event […]

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Panel on Business Case for Campaign Finance Reform

Why Campaign Finance Reform Matters to New York’s Business Leaders Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Albany Institute of History and Art 125 Washington Avenue Albany, New York The event is free and a light luncheon will be served All eyes are on Albany as our political leaders consider the Governor’s call […]

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NY LEAD Applauds Speaker Silver For Introducing a Public Financing Bill

Campaign Finance Reform Legislation Would Bring Fair Elections to New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Election Law Committee Chairman Michael Cusick today announced they have introduced legislation to bring fair elections to New York by reforming the state’s antiquated campaign finance laws and creating a public financing system for all state offices, shifting the […]

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NY LEAD Announces New Members Join Fight to Restore Fairness in Elections

New York Leadership for Accountable Government (NY LEAD) today announced that several new and prominent members have added their names to a growing list of New Yorker’s who are demanding comprehensive reform to the way elections are funded in the Empire State. Former Nebraska Senator and Governor Bob Kerrey, along with Danny Meyer, Charles Myers and Frank Selvaggi have joined NY LEAD to advocate for campaign finance reform in order to restore fairness and integrity to New York’s political process.

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NY LEAD Calls for Campaign Finance Reform For NYS to Restore Fairness in Elections

A bipartisan group of business, civic, and philanthropic leaders have joined to advocate for comprehensive reform to the way New York’s elections are funded in order to restore fairness and integrity to the Empire State’s political process. New York Leadership for Accountable Government (NY LEAD) is endorsing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s call for campaign finance reform, as outlined in his January State of the State address, and is calling for a system of public financing for New York State elections as the centerpiece of that overhaul.

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NY LEAD Calls for Campaign Finance Reform to Restore Fairness in Elections

A bipartisan group of New York business, civic, and philanthropic leaders have joined to advocate for comprehensive reform to the way elections are funded in the Empire State in order to restore fairness and integrity to New York’s political process. New York Leadership for Accountable Government (NY LEAD) is endorsing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s call for campaign finance reform, as outlined in his January State of the State address, and is calling for a system of public financing for New York State elections as the centerpiece of that overhaul.

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