January 5, 2012 •
Matching Funds to Remain for Maine’s Gubernatorial Candidates
Joint Committee Votes Down Bill to Exclude Gubernatorial Candidates from Clean Elections Program
The Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs of the Maine State Legislature has killed LD 120, a bill aiming to stop gubernatorial candidates from participating in the state’s clean elections program.
“An Act to End Taxpayer-funded Campaigns for Gubernatorial Candidates” was held over from last session, but the Joint Committee voted for a recommendation of “ought not to pass” with little debate.
For the full story read “Committee kills bill that would weaken clean election law” by Eric Russell in the Bangor Daily News.
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