The Legislature’s rejection of the destruction of the Citizens’ Election Program is a step in right direction
October 19, 2017
Connecticut deserves honest and responsive elected officials who don’t have to compromise themselves in a constant chase for political contributions. That is exactly what the Citizens’ Election Program provided and the rampant scandals in Hartford finally slowed under the law.
National Model for Campaign Finance in Peril
September 18, 2017
Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy is promising to veto a state budget plan that would decimate the Citizens’ Election Program (CEP), a national model for campaign finance reform since its adoption more than a decade ago.
Gov. Malloy Must Veto Budget Bill and Protect the Citizens' Election Program
September 16, 2017
In the strongest possible terms, Common Cause in Connecticut and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut condemns the the Connecticut legislators who voted to destroy Connecticut’s landmark Citizens’ Election Program (CEP) in last night's budget votes. Governor Malloy must protect the program and veto this harmful budget.
Democracy Vouchers Leveling the Political Playing Field in Seattle
August 2, 2017
There’s news today about an interesting – and promising – experiment in democracy in the Pacific Northwest.
Connecticut's Relentless Fight for Clean Elections
July 21, 2017
For a state formerly known as “Corrupticut,” Connecticut has become a national leader in clean, transparent elections with its model public financing program, the Citizens’ Election Program (CEP).