Dem proposes overhaul of state’s campaign finance laws

Sen. Chris Larson today decried GOP-led changes to the state’s campaign finance laws while pushing for an overhaul that would make those rules stricter.
“We were once admired for our tough campaign finance laws that protected both the public voice and the integrity of our political process,” the Milwaukee Dem said at a news conference. “Those laws have eroded.”
Among Larson’s proposals is returning individual contribution limits to statewide candidates to $10,000, as Republicans doubled that limit in their overhaul of campaign finance laws. Another bill would require campaigns to report an ind...

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