Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Sweep out the special interests!
Here is a great article on AB 583 the California Clean Money and Fair Elections Act of 2005. This bill would provide clear and innovative alternative to the special interest driven system in Sacramento. We can no longer afford to not to look at the corrosive influence the amounts of special interest money has on public policy. Even more so the perception of influence by campaign contributors erodes the trust in our government and our democratic process. The only solution is to publicly finance elections. Ultimately, if we want government for the people campaigns have to be paid by the people.
Read about it in the Sacramento Bee