August 2, 2018 / Press Releases

NY-24: Balter Unveils Campaign Finance Reform Agenda

This week, Dana Balter, candidate for New York’s 24th Congressional District, introduced a comprehensive Campaign Finance and Government Reform Agenda. The plan outlines Balter’s commitment to reform by rejecting all corporate PAC money and support for reform legislation that she will fight for in Congress.

Legislative Highlights of Balter’s Campaign Finance and Government Reform Agenda:

Reforming Campaigns

  • Increase Transparency in Elections

    • The DISCLOSE Act

  • Prevention of Foreign Interference in Elections

    • The Get Foreign Money out of U.S. Elections Act

    • The Honest Ads Act

  • Publicly Funded Elections

    • The Government by the People Act

  • Overturning Citizens United

    • The Democracy for All Amendment

Reforming Congress

  • Lobbying Reform Initiatives

    • Five-year ban on members of Congress and Executive Branch officials becoming lobbyists

    • Six-year ban on lobbyists joining Congressional staffs or committee staffs that they lobbied

    • Require lobby firms to report any non-lobbyist members of their staff that are former members of Congress or senior Congressional staff and describe their duties at the firm

    • Improve the disclosure website so it’s easier for the public to see who lobbies

Read Balter’s full Campaign Finance and Government Reform Agenda here.

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