The Mets Aren’t Good, But Free Speech Is

October 25, 2018   •  By Eric Peterson   •  , , ,

The World Series is now underway between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers. Absent from the Fall Classic due to their ...

2018 May Be the Year of the Political Outsider, No Thanks to Campaign Finance “Reform”

July 18, 2018   •  By Alex Baiocco   •  , , ,

At every level of government, 2018 is experiencing a surge in political outsiders and newcomers running for office. The moment is also notable for ...

Letter to New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Constitutional Issues with Executive Order No. 157

June 16, 2016   •  By David Keating   •  , ,

On behalf of the Center for Competitive Politics, we write in regards to Executive Order No. 157, which you issued on June 5, and ...

The November Team, et al., v. Joint Commission on Public Ethics

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March 8, 2016   •  By IFS staff   •  , , , , ,

The New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) issued a final advisory opinion in January 2016 that would expand the definition of ...

New York Aggregate Limit Statute Likely Unconstitutional under McCutcheon

April 30, 2014   •  By Joe Trotter   •  , ,

With the 2014 elections rapidly approaching, we urge you to take quick action to respond to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. ...

Rubin v. Theobald

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November 1, 2013   •  By IFS staff   •  , ,

David Rubin is a resident of the Town of Manlius, New York. He wishes to exercise his First Amendment right to engage in political ...

CCP Comments before the New York State Senate Elections Committee

May 6, 2013   •  By Joe Trotter   •  , ,

While proponents of so-called “clean elections” proposals tout the programs as a panacea for eliminating corruption and “fixing government,” the experience of three states ...

CCP Comments on New York Attorney General’s Charity Disclosure Regulations

January 15, 2013   •  By Joe Trotter   •  , ,

CCP Legal Director Allen Dickerson appeared at a hearing before New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on  Charity Disclosure Regulations. Dickerson will be speaking at 11 am ...

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