Remengesau introduces legislation to put cap on election campaign spending

BY BERNADETTE H. CARREON

Palau Correspondent

KOROR, Palau — President Tommy E. Remengesau Jr. on Jan. 3 urged the members of Congress to prioritize the passage of the Campaign Finance Reform Act — a piece of legislation sent to the lawmakers in 2017, aimed to make the election an even leveled playing field for any candidate, whether wealthy or not.

 “It’s clear that as the government enters its second year, [we must] take stock of the legislation introduced with the understanding of the priority areas that requires urgent attention,” Remengesau said, noting the urgency of the bill that will “limit . . .

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