Trump Urged by Religious & Secular Groups to Preserve Church & Charity Nonpartisanship
March 8, 2017
Today, 86 religious and secular groups urged President Donald Trump and members of Congress to preserve the Johnson Amendment to keep partisan politics out of 501(c)(3) organizations. The letter emphasized that for more than 60 years the tax code provision has protected the integrity and autonomy of religious and charitable sectors and safeguarded the boundary separating church and state.
Poll: Most Americans Want Special Prosecutor to Probe Trump-Russia Ties
March 8, 2017
It’s not getting much attention in the flood of news stories about the House Republicans’ health care proposal, but a poll out today offers new evidence that Americans are mightily concerned about Russia’s hacking into our elections and possible ties between that effort and the Trump administration.
NEW MEXICO Two Weeks Left and we are Still Moving
March 5, 2017
Common Cause New Mexico is thrilled to announce that Automatic Voter Registration passed the House floor late last night!
SCOTUS Reaffirms Support for Campaign Finance Disclosure
February 27, 2017
There’s good news this morning from the Supreme Court, which is sticking with its past declarations that campaign finance disclosure requirements are constitutional.
Ravel Departing FEC With a Challenge to the President
February 21, 2017
Through nearly four years as a member of the Federal Election Commission, Ann Ravel fought the good fight to rein in the power of big money in politics; she departs with a challenge to President Trump to overhaul the agency by staffing it with commissioners who are serious about enforcing campaign finance laws.