The Recorder in Greenfield, Massachusetts covers the campaign finance reform efforts across the country, from an anti-corruption measure in Washington State to local political reform efforts in Massachusetts. Free Speech For People President, John Bonifaz, discusses in the article the cross-partisan push … More
On Monday night, I had the privilege to again speak before a committee of the Cambridge (Massachusetts) City Council that is considering public financing for city council elections. Because city councilors all run citywide, the typical cost of a successful … More
Free Speech For People & partners launched a pledge campaign to build up support for the St. Petersburg City Council’s efforts to end super PACs and limit foreign corporate money in local elections. More
Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, Rae Claire Johnson and Darden Rice are interviewed in a new piece on the proposed St. Petersburg ordinance, posted to Tampa Bay: Creative Loafing, a news and culture blog. More
Watch a recording of the presentation of the proposed St. Petersburg city ordinance, including public testimonials of support and the final vote by city council members.
Free Speech For People Board Member James C. Nelson co-authored an op-ed in the Billings Gazette with Free Speech For People Co-Founder and American Promise founder, Jeff Clements. More
John Nichols of The Nation discusses the wealth primary with Free Speech For People Cofounder John Bonifaz and Jamie Raskin, Maryland State Senator and Professor of Law at American University’s Washington College of Law. More
The Nation Magazine’s John Nichols discusses money in politics with Spencer Overton, President President of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies and George Washington University Professor of Law.
On Friday, July 15, Free Speech For People organized a panel on, “Bold Strategies for Achieving Political Equality Through a New Supreme Court” at the Netroots Nation 2016 conference, held in St. Louis Missouri. Watch the full panel. More
Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit rejected an appeal by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) in a federal corruption case. Read analysis from our Legal Director, Ron Fein. More