Campaign Finance Reform for the Business Community
Why should business support reform?
Business Advisory Council

The current campaign finance system undermines democracy and essentially forces politicians to shake down business leaders in order to remain in office. As political fund raising has become more lucrative, the strain on business has increased exponentially. Forschung die besten Schweiz casinos auf Participating in the fund raising process has become too expensive, time consuming, and inefficient for many businesses. Many prominent corporations like GM and Time Warner have recently stopped making soft money contributions as both a pledge to campaign finance reform and in an effort to increase productivity. GM discovered that the money that was being spent on soft money contributions could be better spent elsewhere. GM has also found that its relations with Congress have been unaffected by its decision to stop making soft money contributions to the campaign.

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The Business Advisory Council (BAC) is an association of prominent business leaders who have joined together to assist in efforts to reform the existing campaign finance system.

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Mr. Kohlberg on the CBS Evening News
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Mr. Kohlberg on the CBS Evening News discussing corporate soft money (Oct. 1999)

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