CCP Deputy Communication Director Michael Schrimpf was quoted in today’s New York Sun. The article addresses legislation that would severely restrict the amount of money that those who do business with the city can contribute to candidates for city office.
Here is the excerpt:
"A spokesman for the Center for Competitive Politics, Michael Schrimpf, said a contribution cap for those who do business with the city ‘forces people to either make a living or become politically engaged.’
‘It’s all about the First Amendment,’ he said. ‘You have a right, whether you have business with the city or not, to be able to express support for a candidate.’"
You can read the full article HERE.