Author Archives: Ron Fein

Free Speech For People and allies file amicus brief supporting Seattle’s democracy voucher program

Free Speech For People and Demos filed an amicus brief in the Washington Supreme Court in the case of Elster v. City of Seattle. Our brief helps defend the city against a constitutional challenge to Seattle’s “democracy voucher” program, a nationally-recognized … More »

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Free Speech For People to Massachusetts Elections Agency: Close Campaign Finance Loophole

Free Speech For People submitted a comment to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance urging it to close a longstanding, bureaucratically-created exception to the state’s campaign finance statutes.  The arbitrary loophole allow politically savvy groups to avoid registering … More »

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Statement in Support of HR1

Free Speech For People joined a national coalition of public interest organizations in a written statement for the record in support of HR1, which includes reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting and government ethics … More »

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Remembering Congressman Walter Jones

We at Free Speech For People were sad to learn of the passing of Representative Walter Jones (R-NC3). Representative Jones was a strong supporter of campaign finance reform. We were proud to work with him as one of the lead … More »

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