A tentative bill being offered by Rell would include a system for publicly funding campaigns in Connecticut. It also would impose immediate bans on campaign contributions from lobbyists, state contractors and their political action committees.
Candidates also would be barred from using lobbyists, state contractors and their political action committees to solicit donations. (AP)
We'll see if the legislators and their leaders can overcome their reservations and pass a workable bill. I hope so. If campaign finance reform isn't passed now, it may not get a chance again for a long time.
"Rell Calls Legislators Into Special Session." Associated Press 29 September, 2005.