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Money & Influence 05.2.2022

In Last Hours of Legislative Session, Pro-Voter Bills Still Need to be Passed

Both bills received near-unanimous support during their public hearings, and both bills were reported favorably out of Committee more than a month ago but have not yet received a vote in either chamber.

11.24.2021

CT Law Tribune: Ban Foreign Spending on Ballot Referendum

"Citizens might have expected the issue of foreign interference in all U.S. elections to have been banned by federal law. True, foreign nationals are barred from donating to U.S. political candidates or committees. But a recent legal decision by the Federal Election Commission confirmed that neither Congress nor the FEC has acted to close the federal loophole that permits foreign spending to influence the outcome of state and local referenda."

Money & Influence 07.26.2021

CMD and Common Cause in Connecticut File Complaint Against ALEC and Rep. France for Illegal Campaign Scheme

Money & Influence 03.16.2021

Friday, March 19th, 11:00AM Legislative Public Hearing on (among other things) Strengthening the Citizens’ Election Program

Money & Influence 09.10.2020

Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program Shifted the Balance of Power to the People

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