Campaign finance limits for city candidates were increased for 2016 and through the next four years, the Philadelphia Board of Ethics announced Monday.

Candidates for city office may now accept up to $3,000 from an individual contributor per calendar year, up from the previous $2,900 limit. They may also accept up to $11,900 from groups or businesses, up from the prior $11,500 limit.

Campaign finance limits are increased every four years, based on the Consumer Price Index, the ethics board said in its news release.

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