Saturday, March 22, 2014

How the States Are Trying to Rein in Dark Money | Blog, Money & Politics | BillMoyers.com

How the States Are Trying to Rein in Dark Money | Blog, Money & Politics | BillMoyers.com



The Supreme Court has eviscerated our already thin federal campaign finance rules, so reformers have turned to the states — the “laboratories of democracy” — to do better. 



Their efforts were born of frustration at the lack of movement in Washington. According to Public Citizen, 16 states have now passed resolutions calling for a US constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United. But the arduous amendment process makes that effort unlikely to come to fruition.
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