CLC Testimony in Support of New York State Public Campaign Finance Funding


Campaign Legal Center submitted written testimony to the Joint Legislative Hearing on Local/General Government in the New York State Legislature in support of the Executive Budget’s provisions fully funding New York’s Public Campaign Financing Program for statewide and legislative office candidates. CLC’s comments highlight the importance of fully funding the Public Campaign Financing Program and include information regarding the impacts of modern small-donor public financing programs, including increased political participation, a wider pool of candidates seeking public office, and reduced political corruption.