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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

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

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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

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

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – 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. 518 more words

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Sorrell caves (updated)

It’s rare when a journalist can draw a straight line from his/her news story to a significant event. Such is the case today for Seven Days’ Paul Heintz, whose reporting on Attorney General Bill Sorrell started the ball rolling — with ever-quickening speed — to today’s events. 652 more words

Campaign Finance

BDDC Meeting: 6 citizens, 3 members a no-show, and not one city official could be found

Went to the Special BDDC meeting Monday evening: for whatever the reason, the regular scheduled meeting had been cancelled previously.

The Meeting was posted after 12 noon on Friday, which precluded many people from being aware of the meeting, and I could not find it online, even after I found out about by going to City Hall. 420 more words

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