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The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on our Disclosure Bill today, April 2nd! If anyone would like to come support fair elections, the hearing will be held in the House Lounge of the Statehouse some time between 4:30 … Continue reading
The New York Times had a nice editorial today about the effects of Citizens United. According to the editorial, SuperPACs have spent of $92.2 million dollars in the presidential election so far, and we’re not even through the Republican primary!
Check it out! Larry Lessig interviews ex-speaker of the House Jack Abramoff about campaign finance reform! It’s pretty long, but there’s a lot of great information about the influence of money in politics.
From United Republic.
Join us at the Senate Judiciary Committee as we testify on behalf of Disclosure in RI! The full text of the bill submitted to the senate can be found here. The committee meeting starts at 4:30 at the State House! … Continue reading
House bill 7859, entitled ‘An Act Relating to Elections — Disclosure of Political Contributions and Expenditures’ was officially introduced to the general assembly on Tuesday and was then referred to the House Judiciary. This is a big step, and we’re very … Continue reading
Is the US becoming Brazil? And what is meant byBrazil is not the “cuddlyBRIC”, a cliché repeated by the media that only describes accurately the southernhalf of the country from the mid 90s onwards. Nor the land of beaches,carnival, caipirinhas … Continue reading
This article shows that senators are starting to get more serious in their rhetoric and discourse surrounding super PAC regulations – possibly the seeds of a proposed national bill regarding campaign regulations?
This afternoon, Rhode Island scored a huge victory for campaign finance reform. Governor Chafee, Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, and House Speaker Gordon Fox endorsed the Transparency in Political Spending Act (TiPS), our coalition’s top priority this legislative session. Our … Continue reading