July 13, 2017
Sheldon Silver is absolutely guilty of corrupting his office and violating the public trust of 19 million New Yorkers
July 6, 2017
Today, Common Cause released a comparative analysis of Legal Defense Fund (LDF) models across the country and recommendations for New York City. A framework does not currently exist in New York, creating a policy gap in the campaign finance law. The paper was co-authored by Michael Halberstam, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Law and Economic Studies at Columbia Law School.
April 26, 2017
There is sad news this morning out of New York: Benjamin Barber, a brilliant political theorist and former longtime member of Common Cause’s National Governing Board, has lost his battle with pancreatic cancer.