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Common Cause Calls for Congressional Investigation of Whitefish Energy Puerto Rico Contract & Open Hearings

October 27, 2017

Today, Common Cause urged Congress to fully investigate and hold public hearings on the massive no-bid contract awarded to a tiny Montana company to rebuild the Puerto Rican power grid devastated by Hurricane Maria. According to press reports, Whitefish Energy only had two employees at the time the hurricane made landfall in Puerto Rico but was awarded a $300 million contract.

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Common Cause Suit Challenges North Carolina Legislature

April 19, 2017

A lawsuit filed Wednesday by Common Cause North Carolina and 10 Carolinians asks a state court to nullify two bills passed at a special session of the state legislature last December because legislative leaders provided no advance public notice of their meeting.

New Mexico Legislative Session

2017 Legislative Session Results In Historic Victories For A Better Democracy In NM!

March 23, 2017

Common Cause New Mexico's 2017 Legislative Wrap-Up, including wins on ethics and campaign finance!

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