The importance of voter registration
June 29, 2016
"This is not a conversation for the back burner ," Assemblywoman Latrice Walker said about voting rights at the Brooklyn NAACP Voter Engagement Conference on a recent Saturday morning. With panels of accomplished attorneys, politicians, and civil rights activists, members of the Brooklyn community gathered to discuss the NAACP Brooklyn Votes campaign and efforts to engage voters throughout the greater New York City area.
New York Lawmakers Advance Drive for a Constitutional Amendment Reversing Citizens United
June 15, 2016
Common Cause praised New York legislators who crossed party lines to urge Congress to pass a constitutional amendment
Common Blog - 6/9/2016
June 9, 2016
Advocates ask for campaign finance reform.
Common Cause New York Statement on Governor Cuomo's Legislation to Close the LLC Loophole
May 24, 2016
Common Cause New York is pleased to see Governor Cuomo's proposed bills to close the LLC loophole, but with ten session days left it's a race against time.
Common Cause New York Calls on Conflicts of Interest Board to Review Emails from "Agents of the City"
May 20, 2016
On February 22nd Common Cause New York sent a letter to the Conflicts of Interest Board (COIB) and Campaign Finance Board (CFB) requesting an investigation into Mayor Bill de Blasio's 501 (c) 4 entity called the Campaign for One New York. Although the Mayor has shuttered the Campaign for One New York, there remain related issues, noted in the complaint that still warrant investigation.