District 63 Candidate Unveils Campaign Finance Reform Plan
McKernan, Jonathan, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
State House candidate Steven Robert Verr is outlining a plan for campaign finance reform he says would jump-start voter confidence in elected officials.
Verr, one of three McHenry County candidates running for the Republican nomination March 21 in state House District 63, is proposing that political parties be prevented from contributing money to candidates during a primary election.
As part of his five-point plan, Verr also is suggesting that campaigns be prevented from soliciting money from state employees - the scenario that currently is embarrassing Gov. George Ryan.
Verr, who raised only $860 for his primary bid this first two months of 2000, said his …
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Publication information: Article title: District 63 Candidate Unveils Campaign Finance Reform Plan. Contributors: McKernan, Jonathan - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: March 14, 2000. Page number: 4. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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