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Funding Problems Plague Oakland's New 'Democracy Dollars' Program
Funding Problems Plague Oakland's New 'Democracy Dollars' Program
Nearly three-quarters of Oakland voters (74%) approved an initiative in 2022 that took a comprehensive approach to campaign finance solutions in the city. However, one of its historic changes is in need of funding if it is going to be implemented by 2026; namely, its "democracy dollars" public finance system.
·ivn.us·
Funding Problems Plague Oakland's New 'Democracy Dollars' Program
Term limits aren’t the answer
Term limits aren’t the answer
Very few Americans believe Congress is doing a good job. Some of them have a simple solution: Throw the bums out and institute term limits. But that creates more problems than it solves.
·theconversation.com·
Term limits aren’t the answer
Dark Money Casts a Shadow on Maxine Dexter’s Campaign
Dark Money Casts a Shadow on Maxine Dexter’s Campaign
As a wave of nearly $3 million in dark money enters Oregon’s 3rd Congressional District race, voters are questioning the donors backing Maxine Dexter’s campaign, and whether the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is among them. A political action committee (PAC) known as 314 Action Fund, has spent $1.67 million to support Dexter's campaign. Dexter is a current state representative now seeking election to Congress. The PAC claims its mission is to elect Democrats...
·portlandmercury.com·
Dark Money Casts a Shadow on Maxine Dexter’s Campaign
Oregon campaign finance law limits campaign donations - Vanguard
Oregon campaign finance law limits campaign donations - Vanguard
House Bill 4024—a bill to limit campaign donations—passed through the Oregon State House of Representatives and Senate with bipartisan support and sailed right onto the Governor’s desk, where it was...
·psuvanguard.com·
Oregon campaign finance law limits campaign donations - Vanguard
Oregon lawmakers pass first campaign finance limits in 50 years
Oregon lawmakers pass first campaign finance limits in 50 years
Oregon’s new limits on political campaign contributions will not take effect until 2027. But as Gov. Tina Kotek, legislative leaders and representatives of interest groups said at a recent ceremony, Oregon’s real achievement was legislative approval of such regulations for the first time in half a century — and during a 35-day short session in an even-numbered year. The 1973 Legislature approved spending limits, but the Oregon Supreme Court overturned...
·newsbreak.com·
Oregon lawmakers pass first campaign finance limits in 50 years
Nag: The historic wins for Oregon’s democracy
Nag: The historic wins for Oregon’s democracy
Opinion: The 2024 Oregon legislative short session brought many historic wins for the state, including limits on campaign finance reform and increasing transparency within electoral donations
·dailyemerald.com·
Nag: The historic wins for Oregon’s democracy