For Immediate Release Common Cause Commends Introduction of We The People Act by Sen. Udall & Rep. Price

Statement of Karen Hobert Flynn, Common Cause President

Posted on September 27, 2017


At a time when too many Americans do not think they have a meaningful voice in their democracy, when confidence in our institutions is at historic lows, and cynicism at record highs, this democracy reform package is needed more than ever. These reforms are working at the state level, empowering citizens and breaking down barriers to participation for all Americans, irrespective of political party. We commend the democracy reform package being introduced today by Senator Udall and Representative Price, and the legislative efforts being undertaken by many other reform leaders in Congress. We look forward to supporting these efforts and ongoing collaboration to help ensure that all Americans can have a stronger voice in our government.

Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process.

Office: Common Cause National

Issues: Money in Politics, Ethics, Voting and Elections

Tags: Fighting Big Money, Empowering Small Donors, Disclosure

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