This Star-Ledger editorial discusses Citizens United.
And it could get worse. Sen. Bill Baroni, a Republican attorney and the state Legislature’s leading expert on campaign finance, warns that this decision opens the door to challenges against New Jersey’s pay-to-play laws, and its ban on political spending by casinos, banks, insurers, and utilities.
Baroni called for a bipartisan commission to strengthen our laws in light of yesterday’s “profoundly destabilizing” decision. That should be done without delay.