NYC's Contractor Campaign Cash Limit Will Be Tough To Copy

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 7:31 PM EST) -- A statewide bid to replicate New York City's election financing system, which sharply restricts how much cash contractors and lobbyists can donate, would encounter stiff resistance, experts said Thursday, after state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman praised the city in a call for reform.

In a broad call for action including efforts to roll back two recent Supreme Court rulings — Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission and American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock — that uncapped political contributions, Schneiderman said New York City's spending curbs and public...
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