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Democrats do nothing but raise campaign cash for re-election

Filibusters and sit-ins which are used to raise campaign cash to pay off fines imposed for violating the campaign finance laws are not solutions to the problems we face, they are further proof that Dick Blumenthal, and his Democratic cohorts, is not interested in solving problems, his only interested is in re-election and maintaining his taxpayer paycheck.
Source: 2016 Connecticut Senate campaign website CarterForSenate.com , Aug 8, 2016

Fully fund the Citizens' Election Fund (public finance)

Legislative Summary: The Citizens' Election Program is a voluntary program which provides full public financing to qualified candidates for Statewide offices and the General Assembly. To participate, candidates must agree to abide by certain guidelines, including contribution and expenditure limits and disclosure requirements. This voluntary public campaign financing program was designed to encourage citizen participation and limit the role of private money in the State of Connecticut's political process.

OnTheIssues Explanation: Changed the rules for funding the Citizens' Election Fund to make up for any insufficiency in legislature-provided funding (i.e. force the legislature to fully fund the Citizens' Election Fund).

Legislative Outcome: Passed House 102-40-9 roll call #275 on 5/6 (Rep. Carter voted YES); passed Senate 24-10-2 sequence #282 on 5/2; signed by Gov. Malloy on 6/3/2014

Source: Connecticut legislative voting records: HB 455 , May 6, 2014

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