The conversation about Citizens United continues.
The following chart delineates the restrictions afforded under the U.S. Constitution, federal statute, and Massachusetts statute with regard to individuals’ election-related spending. This next chart delineates the restrictions afforded under the U.S. Constitution, federal statute, and Massachusetts statute with regard to corporations election-related spending. In the above chart, I specify “business corporation” because Massachusetts allows […]
I think that Senate 304 and 305 are great ideas. I really do not see why publicly traded corporations should be involved in the political process in the current fashion. It is highly questionable. Update: Relevant 2015-2016 bills filed. Home > In the States > Massachusetts > Litigation and Lobbying > Legislation Legislation —2015 Legislative […]
I firmly support Senate Resolution 772.
The current use of the Citizens United ruling is just plain wrong with the result of extensive negative campaigning and no accountability. I do not favor an amendment to solve this but a more carefully crafted approach is needed to eliminate or penalize such campaigning -Gene Record
Will, thanks for the email. I believe we should go back to Austin and overturn Citizens. Corporations have distinct differences and are not people, though they can act like a person. For example, they do not vote. Sam Ellenport