Trump Executive Order Will Encourage Some Religious & Charitable Groups to Flood Elections with More Secret Money
May 4, 2017
Today’s executive order is just an expansion of the disastrous Supreme Court Citizens United decision which opened the floodgates of secret money into our elections, taking the buying of influence from elected officials into the shadows and away from public view.
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
On BCRA's Anniversary, A Reminder
March 27, 2017
On the 15th anniversary of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA), it’s worth noting that not so long ago there was a bipartisan consensus that our campaign finance system is corroding our democracy and a bipartisan commitment to improve it.
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!
Trump promotes secret money group
March 17, 2017
The White House's connections to "America First Policies" raises national security concerns