Shea-Porter Statement on Passage of DISCLOSE Act

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter released the following statement after the House passed the Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections (DISCLOSE) Act.

“The American people have a right to know who is spending money to try to influence their votes. This legislation requires transparency, and will help prevent foreign controlled corporations and special interest groups from hijacking elections and drowning out the voices of everyday Americans.”