Legislation for the Common Good: Where Did it Go? Why You Should Care About Campaign Finance Reform

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Join Liz and a distinguished panel to discuss the importance of our broken campaign finance system, the effort to reform it that’s underway, and the practical effects this issue has on the lives of everyday New Yorkers and our community as a whole.

Speakers Will Include:

Moderator: Senator Liz Krueger
28th Senate District | Manhattan
Ranking Democratic Member, Senate Finance Committee

Jaron Benjamin
Executive Director, Met Council on Housing
Campaign Coordinator, Real Rent Reform

Liz Kennedy, Esq.
Counsel
Demos: Ideas and Action

J. Adam Skaggs, Esq.
Senior Counsel
The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law

Closing Remarks: Jesse Laymon
Citizen Action of New York

Co-Sponsored With:

Manhattan Borough Pressident Scott Stringer; Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney; State Senator Brad Hoylman; Assemblymembers Richard Gottfried, Brian Kavanagh, and Dan Quart; Councilmembers Dan Garodnick, Jessica Lappin, and Rosie Mendez.