New York to Set Up Panel to Explore Public Financing of Campaigns

After months of campaigning for small donor public financing, legislators made a step toward enacting the reform in the budget approved on April 1, 2019.  The budget included legislation establishing a commission responsible for determining the details of a small donor match public financing system for state elections.  The governor and legislative leaders allocated $100 million for the program.  

Source: Wall Street Journal

Date: April 1, 2019

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