Members of NAACP, unions, advocates call on Cuomo and legislative leaders to ensure state campaign finance program is fair

Public financing advocates from a broad coalition of organizations – including the NAACP, labor unions, and good government groups – wrote to the governor and legislative leaders recommending lower contribution limits and an earlier implementation date than the plan currently discussed for the soon-to-be announced public financing program. The letter reads, “New York desperately needs meaningful reform that will loosen the stranglehold that wealthy interests have over the policies New Yorkers need most, from housing and health care, to the environment and education.”

Source: New York Daily News

Date: November 19, 2019

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