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New Report Favors Public Financing of NY Elections

[WAMC Photo by Dave Lucas]
Executive Director for Citizen Action of New York Karen Scharff addresses the press as other advocates look on.

By Dave Lucas


Albany, NY – As the New York State Senate begins a process of seeking public comment on the shape of "public financing elections legislation," Citizen Action of New York is out with a report that finds campaign contributions from corporate interests are used to block legislation that would help consumers, tenants and the environment. Capital District bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.