Wednesday, October 28, 2015

National Experts Say Disclosure Provisions in GOP Campaign Finance Bill Would Transform Wisconsin From Among Best to Worst in Nation




For Release: Wednesday - October 28, 2015

The hyper-partisan, and – until recently – secret, Republican massive rewrite of Wisconsin's campaign finance laws would transform "Wisconsin's political system from one of the most open and transparent in the nation to one of the least. They are not required by any federal or state court case; in fact SB 292/AB 387 would leave Wisconsin with far weaker transparency protections that those upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in Citizens United v. FEC."

This, according to among the foremost legal experts on campaign finance law in the nation, the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

Here is their analysis of Senate Bill 292, still pending in the State Senate, and Assembly Bill 387, which passed last week in the State Assembly.

Wisconsin and Wisconsinites do not want to go into this literally dark and secret place!




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1 comment:

Lloyd Cowles said...

The USDOJ can't be blind to this. I beg the Feds to please help us. Gov. Walker is displaying symptoms of severe mental illness and I don't think the state can make it through the remainder of his term. EXTREME Paranoia is his most obvious response to having had his ass handed to him in his maniacal pursuit of the Presidency.