NY Times: “New York Reform = Public Financing”

The New York Times New York Reform = Public Financing By: the Editorial Board The recent arrests of a state senator and an assemblyman appear to have reminded Gov. Andrew Cuomo of his overdue promise to begin cleaning up Albany’s swamp of corruption. This week he announced several important proposals to end the political lawlessness, …

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New York Times Editorial: Trashing the lessons of Watergate; CED: Business Group Opposes Repeal of Presidential Public Financing System

Below is an editorial from Sunday’s New York Times entitled, "Trashing the lessons of Watergate." The editorial opposes efforts in Congress to end the presidential public financing system. Also below is a release last week from the Committee for Economic Development, a non-profit, non-partisan organization of more than 200 business leaders and university presidents. The …

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Obama Administration Statement Strongly Opposing H.R. 359, Legislation to Repeal the Presidential Public Financing System

  EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENTOFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETWASHINGTON, D.C. 20503 January 25, 2011(House Rules)  STATEMENT OF ADMINISTRATION POLICY H.R. 359 – Termination of Public Financing of Presidential Campaigns and Party Conventions (Rep. Cole, R-Oklahoma, and 18 cosponsors)   The Administration strongly opposes House passage of H.R. 359 because it is critical that the …

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