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The Scandal of Reform

Amidst speculation in some circles that the nation may be entering a new Progressive era, the New York experience offers a fascinating and cautionary lesson on the state of political reform. New York is home to the most generous campaign finance program in the country - and some of the least competitive elections. What do the experiences of New York and other cities teach us? What does a robust reform agenda look like in the 21st century?

Come join the New America Foundation for a discussion of political reform in urban America.


Featured Speakers
Francis Barry
Director of Speechwriting and Senior Policy Advisor for New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg
Author, The Scandal of Reform

Mark Schmitt
Editor, The American Prospect

Steven Hill
Director, Political Reform Program
New America Foundation

David Gray

Director, Workforce and Family Program
New America Foundation

Event Time and Location

Thursday, October 8, 2009 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
New America Foundation
1899 L Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

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Event Photos

A range of photos from this event are available on Flickr. Click on the icon at left to view or download the photos.