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.
NMGPA – Grading New Mexico's Legislators
August 19, 2017
Common Cause New Mexico releases our first-ever NMGPA report card to assess state legislators' performance
Common Cause and NC citizens file lawsuit challenging constitutionality of legislature's surprise extra session
April 20, 2017
The suit challenges a surprise special session that rushed through sweeping changes to state government without allowing public input.
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.
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!