Connecticut Senate passes campaign finance disclosure bill

State integrity news for Connecticut, from CT News Junkie:

The Senate gave final passage early Wednesday to a bill reworking the state’s campaign finance disclosure laws, sending it to the desk of Gov. Dannel Malloy, who’s less than supportive of it.

The bill aims to increase transparency in the election process by requiring corporations to disclose their campaign activity. It’s a response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which allowed corporations, unions, and special interest groups to funnel unlimited funds into political campaigns.

Read the rest of the story at CT News Junkie.

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