Grassroots Coalition Launches Campaign for Yes on Question A in Howard County
September 14, 2016
Ellicott City, MD: A packed crowd gathered last night at Kelsey’s Restaurant in Ellicott City to officially launch “Yes on A! For the Citizens Election Fund.” The campaign is building support for ballot question A, which would establish a Citizens’ Election Fund to create a small donor empowerment program for Howard County elections.
Gerrymander Gazette: Breaking News in Illinois and Maryland
August 25, 2016
On the redistricting litigation front, we’ve got some good news and some bad news. We'll start with the bad news.
Federal Court Denies Maryland’s Motion to Dismiss Challenge to Partisan Gerrymander
August 24, 2016
Common Cause responds to a three-judge federal court decision that denied the State of Maryland’s motion to dismiss a challenge to the legislature’s 2011 congressional redistricting.
Common Cause Urges Census Bureau to Count Prisoners in Home Localities, Not Prisons
June 30, 2016
The Census Bureau plans to count 2 million prisoners in a way that discriminates against other Americans
Lobbying the Maryland Legislature
June 21, 2016
Over the last year, the composition of influential industries lobbying in Annapolis has remained virtually unchanged. However, spending on lobbyists continued to climb. According to Common Cause Maryland, the amount industries spent on lobbying jumped by almost $1.5 million this year, reaching a record-setting $19,809,305.