Progress Illinois: CHANGE Illinois Rallies For Campaign Finance Reform

By Angela Caputo Thursday April 9th, 2009, 4:31pm

In the wake of the Blagojevich scandal, many activists and civic-minded residents are hoping that 2009 is the year the Illinois General Assembly finally reforms the state’s lax campaign finance laws. In January, we highlighted a batch of campaign finance reform measures that are being considered in Springfield. Today, the CHANGE Illinois coalition led a rally in downtown Chicago demanding that the legislature place a cap on campaign contributions.

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