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Another State Looks at Judicial Public Financing
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Tue, 02/27/2007 - 11:20am.
Montana State Senator Jesse Laslovich (D) is heading up efforts in the state to win full public financing of judicial races to allow candidates to seek State Supreme Court positions without having to seek campaign contributions from groups or individuals who may have business before the court.  North Carolina was the first state to adopt a Clean Elections program for judicial candidates and several other states, like Washington, are considering similar programs.
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Big Sky, Clean Money
Submitted by Katie Schlieper on Mon, 02/26/2007 - 2:05pm.
Montana State Rep. Wanda Grinde (D-Billings) has begun the work of moving HB 760, a Clean Elections bill, through the Montana legislature. Modeled on the Clean Elections systems in Maine, Arizona, and elsewhere in the country, Grinde's proposal provide a full public financing option for state legislative candidates funded by a voluntary tax check-off.
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