campaign finance reform Should Taxpayer Dollars Fund Statewide Campaigns? Voters Could Soon Decide By Blaise Gainey • Mar 14, 2019 A joint resolution that’s making its way through the House would change the way campaigns for statewide races are funded. Election Law Professor: Public Financing Encourages Diverse Candidates By Kate Payne • Aug 25, 2017 Florida’s Speaker of the House wants to the state to stop funding political campaigns with taxpayer money. But an election law expert says public financing is vital to diversifying the ballot. Man Famous For Gyrocopter Stunt Eyes Congressional Seat By Associated Press • Dec 17, 2015 Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press A Florida man who pleaded guilty to landing a gyrocopter on a lawn outside the U.S. Capitol as a political protest says he now wants to land a spot inside the building, as a member of Congress.