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Oink! Oink! Committee to Increase Special Interest Contributions While Keeping Public Financing of Their Campaigns.

The legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee will invite the special interests they once claimed posed a threat to their integrity to increase their contributions to the trough today. The committee meets at 11 a.m. today and looks poised to pass three bills that will allow what the used to condemn. They will increase the limits on contributions to party state central committees, expands contributions through the use of program books, and allows state contractors to make contributions to campaigns.

The items are numbers 10, 11, and 12 on the committee agenda.