Campaign Finance Architect Switches Sides

Informing every aspect of the fund-raising strategies of candidates for citywide office is the city’s public campaign financing program. In a story in this week's paper, I looked at an expert who has emerged as the go-to guy for helping candidates navigate that system which, as coincidence would have it, he designed.

UPDATE: A spokesman for the agency disputes a detail in my story about Laufer fielding questions from CFB lawyers over campaign finance law. The spokesman said no one there has looked or would need to look outside the agency for answers about the law.

Campaign Finance Architect Switches Sides