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  • Jeff Clements (President & Founder of American Promise)

    Jeff Clements

    President & Founder of American Promise

  • Julie Brogan (Senior Legal Fellow at American Promise)

    Julie Brogan

    Senior Legal Fellow at American Promise

  • Leo Sprecher (Principal at Bud Foods)

    Leo Sprecher

    Principal at Bud Foods

  • Brian Boyle (Executive Director & General Counsel of American Promise)

    Brian Boyle

    Executive Director & General Counsel of American Promise

Event Details

The New England Legal Foundation cordially invites you to attend a civic briefing in-person or via Zoom as part of our Economic Liberty Speaker Series

Money, Politics, and the U.S. Constitution

Seven out of ten Americans believe our democracy is threatened, and the number one reason (identified by 86% of Republicans and 86% of Democrats) is the "influence of money in politics." How did our country come to have a campaign finance system that everyone knows is dysfunctional, and what can be done about it?

In this session, we will explore a fundamental question: Who should decide whether and how to regulate money in our campaigns and elections? We will learn about the process of amending the U.S. Constitution to empower the States and Congress to choose whether and how to regulate money-in-politics. Join us to learn about this issue and why it matters to the legal and business communities.


Jeff Clements, American Promise President & Founder

Brian Boyle, American Promise Executive Director & General Counsel; and

Julie Brogan, American Promise Senior Legal Fellow

Leo Sprecher, Bud Foods Principal;

John Wass, Profit Isle, Inc. CEO

Wednesday, January 17 2024

4:00 to 5:30 P.M. EST

In person at NELF HQ, 333 Washington Street, Suite 850, Downtown Crossing, Boston


via Zoom with link to be emailed before the event

Light refreshments will be served.

Jan 17, 2024

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)

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