Watch: St. Petersburg City Council Hearing on Proposed Ordinance to #FightBigMoney

Jeffrey Clements Posted by Jeffrey Clements.

Jeffrey Clements is a cofounder and general counsel of Free Speech for People, a national, nonpartisan campaign to oppose corporate personhood and pass the People’s Rights Amendment.


On July 21, 2016, the St.

On July 21, 2016, the St. Petersburg City Council voted 6-1 to move forward for consideration our proposed ordinance to abolish super PACs and ban foreign corporate money in local elections. Free Speech For People, American Promise-Tampa Bay, the League of Women Voters of St. Petersburg, and other allies played a critical role in showing the public support for this proposed ordinance.

Click the video above to watch a recording of the presentation of the ordinance, including public testimonials of support and the final vote by city council members.

To learn more about this ordinance, click here.

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