Critics of State’s Campaign Finance Laws Seek Philanthropists’ Help

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Representatives from the Mertz Gilmore Foundation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the Open Society Foundations attended a meeting organized by the Piper Fund to enlist support for changing New York’s campaign finance laws.

Advocates of overhauling New York’s campaign fund-raising laws met with 40 philanthropists in Manhattan on Thursday in an effort to enlist additional supporters as they ramp up their lobbying efforts...