Paul Lichstein

TBOR Coordinators Collaborate to Highlight Big Money in Politics in IBTimes Op-Ed

November 23, 2020

TBOR coordinators Paul Lichstein and Jason Fike collaborated over the weekend on an op-ed for the IBTimes highlighting prop 23 that was on the ballot in California earlier this month and how it’s a prime example of big money affecting politics. You can read their op-ed in its entirety here. KEY POINTS Proposition 23 was asking voters in California to have a say on the staffing requirements for kidney dialysis centers.  The vast majority of people affected by kidney dialysis are […]

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TBOR Tri-state Regional Coordinator featured in the Times Union

July 14, 2020

Take Back Our Republic’s Tri-state Regional coordinator Paul Lichstein outlines why full-time legislators who work more than the currently scheduled 61 days would do a better job for New York in today’s Times Union piece. To read Paul’s op-ed in its entirety click here

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Tri-State Coordinator Pins Second Op-Ed in IBTimes

March 25, 2020

“I believe the simplest way to blunt the impact of transactional donations is to incentivize ordinary citizens to make small donations that can, in aggregate, compete with the money from transactional donors. New Jersey should offer taxpayers a refundable tax credit of up to $25 per candidate with an aggregate limit of $100 per year for donations made to state or local campaigns. The tax credit would encourage small donors while making it possible for campaigns to win without the […]

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TBOR Tri-State Coordinator Featured In The IB Times

February 10, 2020

TBOR Tri-State Regional Coordinator Paul Lichstein recently submitted an Op-ed last weeks Iowa Caucus and the problems that arose from the new voting app they attempted to use. An excerpt from Paul can be read below with a link to the full piece after. “Firms that are involved in creating the infrastructure for elections should be subject to strict disclosure rules. We need to know the ultimate beneficial owners of these firms. The public has a right to know who- […]

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HUGE Win! New York Closes LLC Loophole

February 11, 2019

Since our inception, Take Back Our Republic has identified New York’s LLC loophole as one of the more egregious and non-sensical in the campaign finance arena. Now, the loophole is awaiting the governor’s signature and poised to be no more. Thanks to overwhelming support in the state legislature- inspired by citizens like Take Back Our Republic Regional Coordinator Paul Lichstein(pictured below)- A776, aimed at treating LLCs like corporations for campaign finance purposes, is on the verge of becoming law. Lichstein […]

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Take Back Connecticut; TV, Radio, 7 Gubernatorial Candidates

December 7, 2017

The Take Back Connecticut effort to spread the word on conservative solutions for campaign reform included a TV and Radio interview and meetings with all seven announced Republican candidates for Governor, Party Officials, Debate Moderators from the Fox Affiliate, and many others among hundreds of Republicans Wednesday night. Links to watch and listen to the media interviews are listed below. Both Executive Director John Pudner and Tri-state Coordinator Paul Lichstein spread the word and forwarded information through one-on-one retail and an hour […]

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Take Back Goes to Nashville to Meet With Leaders From Most US States, Territories

August 26, 2017

Take Back team members testified in New Mexico, held meetings across from Manhattan, and spent several days in Nashville culminated Saturday afternoon with (from left); Kimberly Ishmael (KY), Leah Thompson (TN), John Pudner (AL), Heidi Behnke (GA), Brandon Neal (TN) and Mike Warren (TN). The blistering pace will continue throughout the Southeast with a blitz of Florida that starts near Miami on Tuesday, then continues on to West Palm Beach and Tallahassee. Western Director Doug Nickle testified on the need […]

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Take Back in the Tri-State

August 25, 2017

Yesterday, Take Back’s Shaaya Ellis and Joe Livoti met with Tri-state Regional Coordinator Paul Lichstein across the river from the Freedom Tower to discuss upcoming efforts in the Big Apple. The Tri-state region of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut has become one of Take Backs key areas in the past months, we look forward to continuing to bring common sense solutions to campaign finance reform in the months ahead.

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Paul Lichstein NJ, NY, RI, VT, NH, MA, CT, ME

March 9, 2017

States New Jersey New York Rhode Island Vermont New Hampshire Massachusetts Connecticut Maine

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New Jersey Business Owner to Coordinate Tri-State Effort

August 14, 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Jared HOBOKEN – Paul Lichstein started a business in his Hoboken apartment and built it into a company serving customers on three continents. Now, he is taking on a new challenge as the State Coordinator for Take Back Our Republic in the largest media market in the United States. _I_ve watched what government does for certain companies at the expense of others, and was happy to see Take Back Our Republic emerge as the national […]

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Take Back Our Republic strive to be the leading organization in promoting a culture in politics where character and ideas are the basis of being elected and every election is financed with transparency, primarily by the people to be represented and not by outside interests. Headquartered in Auburn, AL since 2015, TBOR has strong financial backing, an engaged board, more than 100 volunteer coordinators in 47 states, and a staff who stands by our mission.


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