ConPIRG, the Connecticut Public Interest Research Group, along with the CT League of Women Voters, is sponsoring two events to inform the public about the effort to get big money out of politics and to discuss campaign finance reform at all levels.
1) Grassroots Action Meeting:
Come learn more about and get involved with ConnPIRG's Democracy for the People campaign right here in
WHEN: Sunday, April 3rd at 3PM
WHERE: It's Only Natural Restaurant, 606 Main Street Middletown CT
2) ConnPIRG and the Connecticut League of Women Voters present Taking Back Democracy: People-Powered Solutions
Join ConnPIRG and the Connecticut League of Women Voters to support democracy and civic participation! We'll demonstrate support for getting big money out of politics and for ensuring everyone’s voices are heard equally. We'll also discuss campaign finance reform efforts on the local, state, and national level!
WHEN: Wednesday April 13th, 6:30PM
WHERE: Russell Library, Hubbard Room. 123 Broad Street, Middletown CT
Mayor Daniel Drew
Meghan Hassett, ConnPIRG Organizer, "Democracy for the People"
Michael Brandi, Administrator of the Citizen’s Election Program
Elona Vais, CT League of Women Voters, “Citizen’s Election Proud”
Video statement by Senator Blumenthal
Congressman Larson’s Press Secretary, Amanda Schoen
Small donor empowerment programs on the local level: NYC, New Haven, Seattle, multiple Maryland counties, as well as our work in Middletown
State-level work: the CT Citizen's Election Program, our recent victory in Maine
National efforts: the Government By the People Act and Fair Elections Now Act, Democracy Awakening