Petersburg Pilot -

By Larry Persily
Wrangell Sentinel Publisher 

Guest Editorial

There should be limit on campaign donations

 


Inflation smacks drivers in the wallet when they fill up the tank, punches shoppers in the stomach when they load up a grocery cart, and brings travelers down to Earth when they want to buy an airline ticket.

The public complains loudly about rising prices that escalate without limits.

Why then so quiet about unlimited contributions to political campaigns — it’s just as harmful to democracy as inflation. Maybe even more so. Inflation eventually will come down. Campaign donation limits will only come back when the Legislature and governor take action.

Ever since a federal court last yea...



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