Gotham Gazette Gotham Gazette is an online publication covering New York policy and politics as well as news on public safety, transportation, education, finance and more. http://www.gothamgazette.com/component/tags/tag/constitutional-amendment 2017-10-23T02:37:38+00:00 Webmaster webmaster@gothamgazette.com Resolution Calls for Constitutional Amendment Negating Citizens United 2015-05-14T14:54:06+00:00 2015-05-14T14:54:06+00:00 http://www.gothamgazette.com/?id=5725:resolution-calls-for-constitutional-amendment-negating-citizens-united Super User <p><img src="http://www.gothamgazette.com/images/graphics/2014/03/kallos_ops_hearing.jpg" alt="kallos" height="400" width="600" /></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Council Member Ben Kallos (photo: William Alatriste)</span></p> <hr /> <p>City Council Member Ben Kallos, chair of the governmental operations committee, will introduce a resolution at Thursday’s full-body Stated Meeting calling on members of the United States Congress to commit to a constitutional amendment that would limit independent expenditures in election campaigns. It is a move aimed at reducing the “dark money” spent during political campaigns and to counteract the Supreme Court’s infamous Citizens United ruling.</p> <p><img src="http://www.gothamgazette.com/images/graphics/2014/03/kallos_ops_hearing.jpg" alt="kallos" height="400" width="600" /></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Council Member Ben Kallos (photo: William Alatriste)</span></p> <hr /> <p>City Council Member Ben Kallos, chair of the governmental operations committee, will introduce a resolution at Thursday’s full-body Stated Meeting calling on members of the United States Congress to commit to a constitutional amendment that would limit independent expenditures in election campaigns. It is a move aimed at reducing the “dark money” spent during political campaigns and to counteract the Supreme Court’s infamous Citizens United ruling.</p>