Rep. Martin works for campaign finance reform

In its “Heroes and Zeros” column, The Independent Weekly newspaper highlighted Grier’s efforts to bring about campaign finance reform: “Two Triangle legislators, Wake County Democrats Deborah Ross and Grier Martin, were among the primary sponsors of a bill the House approved on July 28 that would provide public financing for the superintendent of public instruction, the insurance commissioner and the state auditor—three of the nine positions on the Council of State. House members voted 59-57 in support of the measure, which, much like the public financing already in place for appellate judges, would provide at least $300,000 in public money to candidates who raise a minimum amount of small contributions.” Read the story here.

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