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My Turn: Campaign finance reform - again

...That's why AkPIRG and Campaign Finance Reform - AGAIN! are working together...overwhelmingly favored strong campaign finance reform in 1996, resulting in some...out of the process. The Campaign Finance Reform Initiative will: Decrease...
Help restore campaign finance reform law

...Legislature overturned a campaign finance reform law. The reforms were passed...process, we can restore the campaign finance reform law. Once again, we need...legislation. The repeal of campaign finance reform doesn't save tax dollars...
Campaign finance reform intitiative falls short

...of time left," said Karen Compton, coordinator of the measure. "We'll just keep moving along." The "Campaign Finance Reform AGAIN!" initiative was sponsored by three state House Democrats as a way of repealing major changes to state...
Campaign finance reform goes to ballot

A campaign finance reform citizen initiative is headed to voters in 2006. Lt. Gov. Loren...year. Legislators used this technique in 1996, when another campaign finance reform initiative was on its way to the ballot. Harris said he has...
My Turn: Predictions for 2014 and beyond spent seemed out of whack. I know Americans spend 16 times more money on beer than election campaigns, but campaign finance reform needs to be a priority in the next Congress. I don't know if limiting the amount of money is the answer, but...
Begich, Sullivan face off

...the constitution is "quite radical." He said he would "look at anything" when asked if he was saying no to campaign finance reform.Begich said if you want third-party money out of elections, you have to amend the constitution to make clear...
Empire Editorial: Dunbar offers Alaska a fresh face and fresh start

...He's more of a moderate than most who carry a "D" behind their name. Dunbar also believes in "meaningful" campaign finance reform and wants to put an end to unlimited Outside dollars being funneled into Alaska to influence our elections. He...
Dunbar: 'I believe in local governance'

...Continuing to develop our North Slope oil and natural gas would be a big priority for me. Laying the groundwork for (campaign finance) reform would absolutely be a huge priority. Part of that is also term limits, which the Alaskan people are very in...
Alaska Editorial: Senate event sees meaningful contrasts among contenders.

...improper funding outside the state might make for a good attack ad, but we'd rather see substantive debate over campaign finance reform than one-liners meant to get quick applause.There's still a good amount of time left before the primary...
Alaska Editorial: 'Alaska Agreement' good theory, flawed practice

...the particulars of the race make it clear that this agreement is a political gambit rather than a true effort at campaign finance reform. Both Sullivan and Begich will be able to raise ample money in their own campaign coffers to saturate media from...


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