Gov. Snyder Takes Michigan Backwards By Signing Special Interest Campaign Finance Bills
September 20, 2017
Governor Rick Snyder was quick to sign two bills today that will increase the influence of special interests in Michigan. SB 335 and SB 336 are unacceptable attacks on the democratic process by expanding the damage from the Supreme Court’s disastrous 2010 Citizens United decision in Michigan. Common Cause had organized its 30,000 Michigan members to email and call Gov. Snyder, urging him to veto the bills.
California Common Cause, Allies, Urge Court to Uphold Public Financing
June 30, 2017
In a post-Citizens United age, when corporations and interest groups can spend whatever they like to influence our elections, it’s more important than ever that we make sure that every American can be heard.
Nevada Joins the March to Overturn Citizens United
May 26, 2017
Nevada on Thursday became the 19th state to formally call on Congress to pass a constitutional amendment that would overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision and permit Congress and state legislatures to put sensible limits on political spending.
New Spending Bill Makes Lawbreaking Easy for Government Contractors
May 3, 2017
Six hundred twelve pages into the 1,665-page bill that will keep our government open until September lurks a sentence that will make Congress and the president – assuming he signs it – partners in corrupting our elections and government contracting process
Big Money's Hidden Role in Defeating Trump-Ryan Health Bill
March 31, 2017
While progressive grassroots activists rallied Democrats and some moderate Republicans to vote no on President Trump’s and Speaker Ryan’s American Health Care Act (AHCA) last week, a shadowy network of political advocacy groups headed by Charles and David Koch likely dealt the bill its death blow.