Martin Honored For Commitment to Campaign Finance Openness

Rep. Grier Martin was one of a select few legislators honored today with Democracy NC’s “Sunshine Award.” Only 1 in 6 House members received the award, given for a “superior” commitment to openness in campaign finance disclosures. “The public is demanding a higher standard of ethical conduct and more accountability to voters rather than narrow self-interests. Disclosure helps shine a light on problems, but it takes the right mix of restrictions, incentives, enforcement and leadership to change the political culture,” said Bob Hall, Democracy NC’s executive director. For more on the Sunshine award, see Democracy NC’s webpage (.pdf).

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