Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Cullison: Enforcement Key to State Contribution Law

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Cullison: Enforcement Key to State Contribution Law

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Senate President Pro Tempore Bob Cullison says the amount allowed for campaign contributions is secondary to making sure that candidates comply with state laws.

The multicounty grand jury that investigated Gov. David Walters' 1990 campaign has proposed reducing the amount of maximum contributions from $5,000 to $2,000. Some state officials and legislators have called for similar reductions while still others want the limit reduced even more.

The Oklahoma Ethics Commission has been conducting public hearings on proposed changes in state campaign laws.

"What should be the goal of the Legislature is to, as much as possible, make it where the law cannot be violated as easily as it has been, and I don't know how to do that right now, but we certainly will take a look at it," Cullison said.

Cullison, D-Skiatook, said it is difficult to say how much an individual should be allowed to donate to a campaign. "There's nothing evil about $5,000," he said. …

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