Housekeeping accounts are a way for politicians to accept unlimited, virtually unregulated donations. They’re essentially political slush funds controlled by the political parties and used to keep power in the hands of the most politically powerful. Common Cause/NY just released a report showing just how bad this practice is. Since 2006, lobbyists and their political action committees have given $98 million.
That’s why we need Fair Elections for New York - a comprehensive campaign finance reform package, including public financing of elections. Use the form below to tell the state Commission on Public Corruption to investigate these legal bribes and support Fair Elections!
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