If pols listen, they'll hear clamor for finance reform
Tags: CAMPAIGN funds
- Pennies from the masses. Chase, Steven // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/9/93, Vol. 20 Issue 34, p10
Cites figures from Elections Canada on political party financing in 1992, which showed that while the Reform Party of Canada did not raise as much as the old-line parties, that 90 percent of its money came from individuals as opposed to business donors. Figures for the Liberals, Conservatives...
- Campaign finance blues. Mann, Thomas E. // Brookings Review;Summer96, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p45
Focuses on campaign finance reform in the United States. Need for clean up the role of money in American elections; Deficiencies of the system; Conflicts of interest; Failure to generate enough information about the choice of candidates.
- Campaign finance reform: Dead on arrival? Mann, Thomas E. // Brookings Review;Spring97, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p3
Opinion. Presents the author's view on the fundraising issue of the Clinton administration during the advertising campaign of 1995 in the 105th Congress. Legitimate concerns of the issue; Two developments that are prerequisite if the reforms happened in the 105th Congress; Reforms proposed by...
- National `soft' money invades Illinois races. Hinz, Greg; Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business;11/04/96, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p4
Reports that national Democrats and Republicans are playing hardball with soft money in the fight for control of the Illinois General Assembly. Estimated amount of unregulated campaign funds from national party-connected groups flowing into Illinois races; Limitations on federal campaign...
- The time has come to end soft money shakedown. // Crain's Chicago Business;06/30/97, Vol. 20 Issue 26, p10
Editorial. Examines the increasing demand of the major political parties in the United States for soft money campaign donations. Plans of various companies to stop donating soft money; Comments from a top Ameritech lobbyist; Major problem associated with soft money donations.
- Here's one thing the First Amendment shouldn't cover. Netsch, Dawn Clark // Crain's Chicago Business;09/15/97, Vol. 20 Issue 37, p15
Opinion. Speculates on the attempts being made to restrict campaign finances, donations or expenditures. Reference to the First Amendement; Information regarding a court case; Perception of the members of the United States Supreme Court.
- True reform: Blind trusts for political contributions. Nowland, James D. // Crain's Chicago Business;01/12/98, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p11
Opinion. States that campaign finance reforms have been no match for aggressive politicians in search of campaign cash. Information on reasons why people contribute to campaigns.
- National money flows in local races. Hinz, Greg // Crain's Chicago Business;11/06/2000, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p1
Reports on political campaign money getting into state parties in the United States. Allocation of the money from the top of the ballot to the bottom; Nationalization of local political fund raising.
- `Should the Campaign Cost Reduction and Reform Act of 1990 Be Approved?' PRO. // Congressional Digest;Oct90, Vol. 69 Issue 10, p236
Argues for the approval of H.R. 5400, the Campaign Cost Reduction and Reform Act of 1990 with floor speeches by US Representatives Al Swift, David R. Obey, Matthew F. McHugh, Howard Wolpe, Jim Moody and David E. Price