Voter ID laws
In his State of the State address yesterday, Gov. Cuomo once again called for public financing and a broad reform agenda. New York Times editorial: "Most important, he vowed to start public financing for campaigns so that more candidates can compete against wealthy competitors." It ends with this: "It is a long, ambitious list. If Mr.
The Chronicles of Money, Politics, "Insufficient Influence," Freshman Fundraising in Paradise, and the Plunger of Justice
Here's a recap of Public Campaign and Public Campaign Action Fund's (PCAF) work from March 12 through March 23, 2012.
Crazy story on the real impact of voter ID laws: 84 year old woman in Wisconsin, born without a birth certificate, can't vote until she pays money to get the clerk to create one--something that could cost from $20 to $200.
Campaign Finance/Fair Elections