Quantcast

Gotham Gazette

The Place for New York Policy and politics

Citizens Union
Loading

Philip Boyle

Philip Boyle

  • New York Becomes 17th State to Call for Constitutional Overturn of Citizens United

    squadron et al demand democracy

    Sen. Squadron and "Demand Democracy" ralliers (photo: @DanielSquadron)


    Amid increasing calls for New York to pass bold government ethics reform and minimize the role of money in elections, a bipartisan majority of state lawmakers has taken a symbolic but somewhat significant step in calling for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution overturning the Supreme Court’s 2010 decision in the Citizens United case.

    In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court

    ...