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The first step toward real reform

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It would be nice if the Legislature and governor could accomplish something this spring more notable than identifying the official state snack or letting sick people smoke pot. Albany's best chance at a substantive, long-term legislative accomplishment is likely to come in the budding inception of public campaign financing. There are plenty who disagree on whether taxpayers should be funding political campaigns and whether the money — the Campaign Finance Institute estimates about $25 million ...

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May 15, 2014
7:49 p.m.

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Politicians (lawyers) by nature are unethical. Yes. public finacing will give other people the chance to run, but it wont remove the self serving criminals that run this states government. The only solution is term limits. Neither will happen since the inmates are running the prison.