Mae Flexer

State Senator

Mae Flexer

Deputy President Pro Tempore & Federal Relations Liaison

An Advocate for Us

July 12, 2017

Connecticut Democrats Push To Maintain State Funding For Campaign Finance Program

Democratic state lawmakers vowed Tuesday to oppose Republican efforts to strike the Citizens’ Election Program from the state budget, warning that dismantling a program that offers public money to campaigns would move the state backward in ethics in politics.

“This system is a model for the nation, and it was put in place after a terrible corruption scandal that put Connecticut on the map for all the wrong reasons,” said Democratic state Sen. Mae Flexer, of Killingly, who co-chairs the government administration and elections committee.

Read the full article at the Hartford Courant.