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Arizona Pushes Plan for Constitutional Chaos

March 28, 2017

Thanks to the Arizona legislature, we’re getting perilously close to a constitutional disaster. Copper State lawmakers this week made Arizona the 29th state to call for a new constitutional convention to pass an amendment requiring the federal budget to be balanced.

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President Trump must release his taxes. March with us.

March 28, 2017

On Saturday, April 15th, Common Cause will join thousands of Americans across the country to demand that President Trump release his tax returns. Join Colorado Common Cause as we march in downtown Denver.

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'A Perversion of What the Internet Was Supposed to Be'

March 28, 2017

Congress has knuckled under to Big Telecom and Big Cable on internet privacy. If the bill passed today is signed by the president, broadband providers will have free rein to sell user data to the highest bidder - without ever informing consumers.”

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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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