Reform Groups Urge Representatives to Vote No Tomorrow on H.R. 3463 to Repeal the Presidential Public Financing System and Terminate the Election Assistance Commission

Americans for Campaign Reform – Brennan Center for Justice  Campaign Legal Center – Common Cause – CREW Democracy 21 – League of Women Voters – People For the American Way Public Campaign – Public Citizen – U.S. PIRG   In a letter sent to House members today, reform groups urged Representatives to vote against legislation …

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Reform Groups Urge Chairman Durbin to Oppose any Effort to Repeal or Kill the Presidential Public Financing System

Americans for Campaign Reform – Brennan Center for Justice – Campaign Legal Center Common Cause – CREW – Democracy 21League of Women Voters – People For the American Way – Public Citizen – U.S. PIRG September 12, 2011 The Honorable Richard Durbin, ChairmanSenate Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General GovernmentU.S. SenateWashington, D.C. 20510       Dear Chairman …

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Reform Groups Urge Senate Democratic Leaders Reid, Durbin and Schumer to Defeat Effort to Use FY 11 Spending Bill as a Vehicle to Kill Presidential Public Financing System

Americans for Campaign Reform – Brennan Center for Justice -Campaign Legal Center Common Cause – CREW – Democracy 21League of Women Voters – People For the American Way – Public CampaignPublic Citizen – U.S. PIRG In a letter sent today, reform groups urged Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin and Senate …

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Reform Groups Urge Vote Against Any Amendment to H.R. 1 to Restrict Funds from Being Used to Implement the Presidential Public Financing System

Americans for Campaign Reform – Brennan Center for Justice – Campaign Legal Center Common Cause – CREW – Democracy 21 – League of Women Voters People For the American Way – Public Campaign – Public Citizen – U.S. PIRG Our organizations strongly urge you to oppose any amendment that may be offered to H.R. 1, the FY …

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Tax Checkoff is not a Poll, Actual Polls Have Shown Public Support for the Presidential Public Financing System

Democracy 21 Letter to House Members                                                                                                                   Dear Representative, This responds to the argument that the public opposes the presidential public financing system because only a single digit percent of taxpayers use the check-off on their annual returns. 1. The check off is not a poll and should not be treated as a poll. …

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Reform Groups Urge House Members to Vote on Wednesday Against House Bill (H.R. 359) to Repeal Presidential Public Financing System

Americans for Campaign Finance Reform – Brennan Center for Justice – Campaign Legal Center – Common Cause Democracy 21- League of Women Voters – People For the American Way Public Campaign- Public Citizen – U.S. PIRG                      In a letter sent today, reform groups strongly urged House members “to oppose H.R. 359, …

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Reform Groups Urge Senators to Oppose McConnell Bill to Repeal Presidential Funding System and Turn Presidency Over to Big Money

Americans for Campaign Reform – Brennan Center for JusticeCampaign Legal Center – Common Cause – Democracy 21League of Women Voters – People For the American WayPublic Campaign – Public Citizen – U.S. PIRG In a letter sent to the Senate today, reform organizations strongly urged Senators to "oppose S. 194, legislation introduced by Senate Republican …

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