Text of ‘Fair Elections Now Act’ released

The text of the Fair Elections Now Act, which would enact taxpayer financed campaigns at the congressional level, is now available.

The House version, H.R. 1826, is here and the Senate version, S. 752, is here.

The bills have been referred to the relevant committees in the House and Senate. Starting next week, Congress is on a two-week recess, and there has been no word from leadership on a schedule for taking up the legislation.