Gotham Gazette http://www.gothamgazette.com/component/tags/tag/1588 Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:51:25 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb webmaster@gothamgazette.com (Webmaster) Resolution Calls for Constitutional Amendment Negating Citizens United http://www.gothamgazette.com/?id=5725:resolution-calls-for-constitutional-amendment-negating-citizens-united http://www.gothamgazette.com/?id=5725:resolution-calls-for-constitutional-amendment-negating-citizens-united kallos

Council Member Ben Kallos (photo: William Alatriste)


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.

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Resolution Calls for Constitutional Amendment Negating Citizens United Thu, 14 May 2015 14:54:06 +0000