Proposed Public Campaign Financing for Federal Elections

January 19, 2010

Publication: GBV LAW View the article We have frequently highlighted “pay-to-play” restrictions on political giving that have been adopted by states and localities over the past several years. Often one hears contributors suggest that adoption of a generous public financing program would be a welcome relief, reducing the pressure on contributors to respond to funding appeals and perhaps even eliminating the need for restricting government contracting opportunities for large campaign contributors.