Government of, by, and for the People

By the People LogoLet’s restore a government of, by, and for the People! It’s time we curb crony capitalism and special favors given to multinational corporations while mom and pop businesses in California are still struggling to create jobs. As a growing concentration of wealth and political power in the hands of a few still cripples our economy, we need to create a system where candidates can run and win office by relying solely upon contributions from ordinary Americans.

 

 

H.R. 20, the Government by the People Act (Sarbanes), would:

  • Empower everyday citizens to fuel Congressional campaigns by providing a My Voice Tax Credit or $25 for small campaign contributions.
  • Amplify the voices of everyday Americans through a Freedom from Influence Matching Fund that would make a small donation of up to $150 worth as much as a $900 check or more from a big donor for candidates who agree to limit the size of the contributions they accept.
  • Create small donor PACs that can accept no more than $150 to offset the role of SuperPACs that accept unlimited contributions.

Sign this petition and ask your member of Congress to coauthor this important piece of legislation.

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Let's restore a government of, by, and for the People

Dear  [Decision Maker],

We all pay too high a price when big money dominates political campaigns. We want a government that's of the people, by the people, and for the people. Please co-sponsor H.R. 20 to restore the voice of everyday Americans so that Congress truly serves the public interest

Sincerely,
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