Category Archives: John Bonifaz

Letitia James, John Bonifaz, and Shanna Cleveland in the Gotham Gazette: Closing the Door on Foreign Money in New York City Elections

In an opinion piece for the Gotham Gazette, Free Speech For People President John Bonifaz and Senior Counsel Shanna Cleveland join New York City Public Advocate Letitia James in calling for New York City to close the loophole that allows … More »

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Public Advocate Letitia James Introduces Bill to Fight Foreign Influence in NYC Elections

On August 8, 2018, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James introduced a proposed local law that prohibits foreign-influenced entities from spending money in New York City elections. We worked closely with the NYC Public Advocate’s office in drafting this legislation, modeled off of a similar law we recently helped to enact in St. Petersburg, Florida. More »

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