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The Progressives are kinda screwed

Whiter the Progressive Party? I don’t know; there isn’t a clear path forward, and obstacles litter the landscape. They’ve gained strength in the legislature, mainly by running candidates on the P/D or D/P tickets; but they’ve just about reached the limits of that tactic, and may have hit a glass ceiling. 959 more words

2016 Election

Episode 4: Stadium Funding


On this episode, Mark and George talk about their cities’ respective NFL stadiums currently under development. Atlanta and Minnesota are both using public financing for the development of these professional sports teams. 33 more words


Schneiderman Calls Absence of Ethics Reform From Albany Deal 'Incomprehensible'

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today attacked the final legislative package to come out of the state capital before the end of the 2015 session for not including any of the recommendations from his… 441 more words

Andrew Cuomo

Andrews On Public Financing

2014 County Executive candidate and longtime Councilmember Phil Andrews, author of the Montgomery County public financing bill for local elections, has an op-Ed in the… 190 more words

Montgomery County Politics

Connecticut House votes to change public financing rules

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s public campaign financing program faces some major changes under a bill that has cleared the House of Representatives.

The Democratic controlled chamber approved the bill on a bipartisan vote of 134-12. 111 more words


Lawmakers file suit to stop use of Edward Jones Dome bonds for new NFL stadium

ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – There was a new threat to the new Riverfront Stadium project Wednesday:  a group of state lawmakers filed suit seeking a Writ of Prohibition and Declaratory Judgment to stop the deal. 519 more words