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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v13n1 (01/02/2014) » Section: Letters to Artvoice

Public Financing of Elections

In a Buffalo News “Another Voice” essay, Brian Sampson of Unshackle Upstate argues against a major recommendation of the state Moreland Commission. Leave things as they are, he tells us with the subtext: Let the corruption continue. These representatives of wealth, who gain so much from the Albany legislators they so easily purchase, want to save us from public financing of state elections.

Turn Around Albany

It is a sad commentary on our state politics to see the litany of corruption in Albany described by the Moreland Commission preliminary report.

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