To Put Voters First Again, Amend the Constitution
It's the only way to undo the damage the Supreme Court did when it overturned laws regulating the raising and spending of campaign money. It has bipartisan support, and states should lead the way.
Jeff Clements, the CEO of American Promise and a former Massachusetts assistant attorney general, served as secretary to the Massachusetts Citizens Commission, which examined issues relating to the influence of money in elections. He has practiced law for three decades in public service and private practice and is the author of Corporations Are Not People: Reclaiming Democracy from Big Money and Global Corporations. He is also the founder of Whaleback Partners LLC, which provides sustainable financing to businesses in the local agriculture economy.