grassroots http://wamc.org en Good Gov't Groups Call For Campaign Finance Reform http://wamc.org/post/good-govt-groups-call-campaign-finance-reform <p></p><p></p><p>Fair elections supporters held a conference call this week to push for New York State campaign finance reform and public funding of elections.</p><p>A coalition of citizen activist groups including Citizen Action and the Working Families Party used the call as a platform to state their case for establishing a public financing system for New York state elections.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:29:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 78281 at http://wamc.org Good Gov't Groups Call For Campaign Finance Reform My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize http://wamc.org/post/my-name-jody-williams-vermont-girls-winding-path-nobel-peace-prize <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From her modest beginnings to becoming the tenth woman--and third American woman--to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Jody Williams is here to describe the ups and downs of her tumultuous and remarkable life.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 15:10:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58769 at http://wamc.org My Name Is Jody Williams: A Vermont Girl's Winding Path to the Nobel Peace Prize