California Supreme Court Silences Voters
August 11, 2014
Today the California Supreme Court made a last-minute decision to halt the election for Proposition 49, ultimately blocking voters’ ability to express their views on one of our nation’s most pressing issues: the undue influence of money in our political process. Today was also the deadline for the California Secretary of State to send the voter information guide to the state printer. Given the Court’s decision, Proposition 49 will not appear on the November 2014 ballot.
Senate Judiciary Committee Sends Constitutional Amendment to Full Senate
July 10, 2014
The Senate Judiciary Committee’s approval of a proposed constitutional amendment that restores the ability to put sensible limits on political spending is an important step toward protecting and enhancing every American’s right to be heard in our political process, Common Cause said today.
Common Cause Hails Senate Subcommittee Vote for Constitutional Amendment Permitting Common Sense Limits on Political Spending
June 18, 2014
Today’s Senate subcommittee endorsement of a constitutional amendment permitting common-sense limits on campaign spending “is an important step toward putting voters back at the center of our elections,” said Common Cause President Miles Rapoport.