New England News
12:55 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

McGovern Files Constitutional Amendments On Campaign Finance

U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)
U.S. Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)
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Massachusetts Congressman James McGovern  introduced two constitutional amendments this week aimed at campaign finance reform. The amendments are in response to the controversial US Supreme Court “Citizens United” decision that found corporations have the same free speech rights as people.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Congressman McGovern.