GOP wants campaign limits

This week, I wrote a story about a potential bill that would curb spending limits for legislative leaders.

Illinois Republicans want to curb the power of legislative leaders, with a new bill that would limit campaign spending for leaders’ caucus committees and political parties.

The bill, HB 5008, aims to close the loophole in a campaign finance reform law approved by the governor last December. The law, which will not go into full effect until July 2011, puts no monetary limit on leaders and political parties during the general election.

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