Charter Revision Should Limit, Disclose Contributions to City Nonprofits

Reinvent Albany Asks Charter Revision Commission to Better Disclose and Limit Contributions to City-Affiliated Nonprofits by Donors Doing Business with the City

Recommends Commission Phase in Campaign Finance Reform Because of Unprecedented 2021 Election Activity Due to Term Limits

Reinvent Albany delivered testimony to the mayor-convened New York City Charter Revision Commission this evening, calling for more transparency and limits on contributions to city-affiliated nonprofits by donors doing business with the city.

Reinvent Albany also recommended the Commission phase in any changes to the campaign finance system because 300-400 candidates are expected to run for open seats in 2021, creating an unprecedented administrative challenge for the city Campaign Finance Board.

The full testimony is below: