Thanks to Enron's Greed, Campaign finance reform within reach
- Could campaign-finance reform really pass? Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor;7/29/98, Vol. 90 Issue 171, p3
Reports on the increase of campaign-finance reform on Capitol Hill. How the reform bill was expected to dominate House debate on July 29, 1998; Views from supports and opponents; Details about the Shays-Meehan bill drawn up by Representatives Christopher Shays and Martin Meehan.
- The speaker or the cause? Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal;5/15/99, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p1330
Focuses on Connecticut Republican Congressman Christopher Shays' reticence over the issue of campaign finance reforms bill which he co-authored. Factors influencing his decison not to make any comment; Plans to make a clean image in preparation for the election on the year 2000; Democrats and...
- ME AND MRS. SMITH. Lind, Michael // New Republic;2/5/96, Vol. 214 Issue 6, p16
Comments on the Bipartisan Clean Congress Act, a bill introduced by U.S. Republican Representatives Linda Smith and Christopher Shays in 1996 to allow lawmakers to reform campaign finance rules. Comparison of the bill with a companion Senate bill introduced in September 1995; Arguments raised...
- Campaign Finance Reformers Kill Their Own Bill. Robinson, Matthew // Human Events;7/23/2001, Vol. 57 Issue 27, p4
Reports on the move of the United States House of Representatives to vote against the rule for debating and amending the campaign reform bill of Christopher Shays (R-Conn.) and Martin Meehan (D-Mass). Refusal of the bill's proponents to open its amendments to floor debate; Reaction of the...
- Campaign Finance Reform Passes House. // Association Management;Mar2002, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p11
Reports on the passage of campaign finance legislation sponsored by Representatives Christopher Shays (R-CT) and Martin Meehan (D-MA) in the U.S. House in 2002. Definition of the Shays-Meehan legislation; Focus of the amendments passed; Information on campaign finance legislation passed by the...
- How a `soft money' ban would change politics. Grier, Peter; Thurman, James N. // Christian Science Monitor;8/07/98, Vol. 90 Issue 178, p1
Reports on the campaign finance reform bill sponsored by Representatives Chris Shays and Marty Meehan and its passage in the House in 1998. How the effort is seen as a benchmark for 1999; Banning of soft money donations which largely come from corporations and unions; Impact on the parties;...
- Poison Pills for Campaign Reform. Carney, Eliza Newlin // National Journal;8/21/99, Vol. 31 Issue 34/35, p2430
Discusses several bills that would strengthen the United States Federal Election Commission. Comprehensive campaign finance reform bill sponsored by Representatives Christopher Shays and Martin T. Meehan; Provisions in the legislation introduced by Representative Bill Thomas.
- Cutting a healthy deal with the feds. // Ophthalmology Times;7/10/95, Vol. 20 Issue 26, p3
Reports on US House Representative Christopher Shays' comment on the penalty given to health care providers caught defrauding Medicare and Medicaid.
- U.S. Rep. Chris Shays on the GOP's fast-track. Duby, Christopher Y. // Fairfield County Business Journal;3/20/95, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p2
Describes a typical day in the life of Christopher Shays, 4th District Republican representative in the U.S. House of Congress. Chairmanship of the subcommittee on human resources and inter-governmental relations; Staff briefings; Committee meetings.