Money in Politics

Hawaii is among the worst in the nation when it comes to being transparent about the way state government spends its money, according to an April 2018 study* of state transparency sites.

Not only that, but lack of transparency at the state legislature has also been an issue of long-standing concern for the League, prompting our annual “Rusty Scalpel” award.

We will continue to advocate for:

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The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is currently seeking public comments on their proposed disclaimer rule for Internet campaign ads.

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LWVUS sent a letter to U.S. Senate offices encouraging Senators to cosponsor and pass S. 1989 the Honest Ads Act.

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Promote an open governmental system that is representative, accountable and responsive.

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The League of Women Voters of Connecticut supports a campaign finance system that ensures the public's right to know, combats corruption and undue influence, and enables candidates to compete more equitably for public office

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The League of Women Voters of Texas supports laws and practices relating to political campaign finance that eliminate excessive and/or inappropriate spending and promote equitable competition among candidates.

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We support the participation of local governmental entities in regional governance and decision-making.

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We support measures to promote the sound financing of regular governmental services and of major capital improvements.

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Money in Politics