RFI in the News

Sun-Times: New election law allows campaign funds to be used for child and dependent care

Thanks to a provision in the recently-signed elections omnibus law, candidates for public office will now be able to use campaign funds to cover the cost of caring for a child or dependent family member, reducing a barrier to entry into politics that has disproportionately impacted women. Rachel Hinton of the Chicago Sun-Times spoke with RFI Executive Director Alisa Kaplan about the policy.

Read the story here. 


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