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Paul Simon: Bring Campaign Finance Reform Home! Please Sign


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, Gov. Cuomo, Campaign finance Reform, Paul Simon, fundraisers, donors )

Angelika
- 553 days ago - act.boldprogressives.org
Right after introducing legislation to stop big-money fundraisers, Gov. Cuomo is holding one featuring Paul Simon. Paul is a good guy -- sign petition asking him not to play Cuomo's fundraiser unless the governor actually passes campaign finance reform.



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Angelika R. (144)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 2:34 pm
Ironically, the governor introduced a campaign-finance reform bill this week that would make this big-money fundraiser a thing of the past – and make New York a leader in publicly-funded elections. But will he actually fight to pass this bill?

With Albany’s legislative session ending in 1 week, the next few days will determine whether Cuomo is really a reformer or just offering this bill as a fig leaf.
Paul Simon probably didn’t mean to walk right into the middle of a controversial fundraising debate. But he did.

But here’s the thing: Paul Simon's a good guy. And he has the ability to force a good outcome. He just needs his fans to urge him to use his star power to do the right thing.
 

Kevin A. (68)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 2:48 pm
Signed
 

JL A. (276)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 4:05 pm
s&n
 

Jae A. (321)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 4:44 pm
Sounds reasonable to me :-) also....thus..signed and with pleasure. Thanks for guiding us to the petition site Angelika.
 

Kit B. (276)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 4:49 pm

Signed, but I think if we look at happened to Montana campaign finance reform, we should know this must be done on a national level, state by state it keeps getting shot down.
 

AniMae Chi (432)
Thursday June 13, 2013, 9:58 pm
Thanks for signing the petition!
 

Beth FS (149)
Friday June 14, 2013, 6:49 am
Noted and signed: Thanks for signing the petition! I love paul Simon :) Thank you Angie :)
 

Jo SICK (527)
Friday June 14, 2013, 1:19 pm
Noted, signed & shared.
Thanks Angie.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Friday June 14, 2013, 10:13 pm
Noted and Signed..thanks Angie!
 

paul m. (93)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 4:38 am

signed
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 7:05 am
S&N
 

Natalie V. (27)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 3:01 pm
noted / signed
 

Robert O. (12)
Saturday June 15, 2013, 7:14 pm
Signed.
 

Edwin M. (356)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 5:25 am
Signed thanks Angelika
 

Dandelion G. (384)
Sunday June 16, 2013, 1:31 pm
Thanks for signing the petition!
 

Ruth R. (216)
Monday June 17, 2013, 12:01 pm
?
What if Paul Simon wants to do what he wants to do.
What if he wants to go out and leave the whole thing -- and make music on his own -- away from this whole deal -- Paul Simon might be happier and MORE HELPFUL -- because he would inspiration -- away from it all ?
Or he could stay with this political stuff ?
WHAT- EVER Paul Simon thinks is best for him. It is not easy -- being an artist. People give alot and then they may need to get good rest.
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