News Coverage on EffectiveNY

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Daily News
Ken Lovett
Thursday, February 28, 2013
 Government reform activist Bill Samuels is calling on Gov. Cuomo to release and push for a specific campaign finance plan “immediately.”“What is he waiting for?” Samuels, the co-founder of Effective NY, said in a statement...
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Newsday
Editorial
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
 The financing of political campaigns in New York State is ugly. The contribution limits are so high and the rules so loose that grassroots campaigns not backed by big money rarely have any hope of succeeding. And now, the growing...
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Times Union
Rick Karlin
Monday, January 7, 2013
 Campaign finance — and ways to reform it, is shaping up as one of the stories of the day here. NYPIRG later this morning will put out an analysis of spending trends in the most recent campaign cycle and just now Senator Liz Krueger and Bill...
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The Wall Street Journal
Monday, January 7, 2013
 ALBANY, N.Y. — An innovative proposal expected in the New York Legislature would take some revenue from casino promoters and opponents who spend millions in campaign contributions and create a fund designed to reduce the influence of money in...
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lohud.com
Jessica Bakeman
Monday, January 7, 2013
 A state Senator and reform advocate Monday proposed generating revenue for campaign finance reform by charging licensing fees to casinos in New York, should they be allowed to operate in the state. 
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San Francisco Chronicle
Michael Gormley
Monday, January 7, 2013
 ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An innovative proposal expected in the New York Legislature would take some revenue from casino promoters and opponents who spend millions in campaign contributions and create a fund designed to reduce the influence of...
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Capital Tonight
Maureen McManus
Thursday, November 29, 2012
 Thursday advocates for constitutional reform met in Albany to discuss the two amendments that will be before the legislature come January, and other way’s the state’s constitution could be updated. New Roosevelt Initiative founder Bill...
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Crain's New York
Chris Bragg
Monday, October 22, 2012
 This morning, The New York Times reported that affluent advocates of campaign finance reform planned to pour at least $600,000 into two key competitive state Senate races. Besides raising the profile of the issue in the 2012...
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