Articles in Category: 'Senate Ethics and Elections Committee'

Posted: March 8, 2010 8:37 PM

A bill that would give the Senate president, House speaker and other leading lawmakers the right to establish committees that can campaign and raise funds for members of their political parties will be considered at the Senate Ethics and Elections Committee Tuesday morning.

Supporters of SB 880 say it will improve financial accountability in state campaigns.

“Everyone’s been clamoring for more transparency, and this provides it,” said incoming Senate President Mike Haridopolos, R-Merritt Island.

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