Research and Reports

Statement of Principles on Trade Promotion Authority (a.k.a. "Fast Track") and Investor-State Dispute Settlement ("ISDS") Regarding The Trans-Pacific Partnership

May 7, 2015

Unlimited and Undisclosed: The Religious Right's Crusade to Deregulate Political Spending

February 25, 2015

Whose Government? Whose Voice?

January 13, 2015

Silencing Science

September 19, 2014

Goodbye Open Internet? Verizon Backs Legal War with Political Cash

September 1, 2013

Common Cause Massachusetts Report: Plea for Pledge; Outside Spending in the 2013 Massachusetts Senate Election

August 29, 2013

Report: The American Legislative Exchange's 'Scholarship' Trips

August 1, 2013

Common Cause Massachusetts Report: Plea for Pledge; Outside Spending in Competitive 2012 Senate Races

May 1, 2013

ALEC in Arizona: The Voice of Corporate Special Interests in the Halls of Arizona's Legislature

April 20, 2013

Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana Report: Tax Policy Guidance

February 18, 2013

Wilson gives Greenlight to Fast Internet

December 6, 2012

Report: Overview of Post-Arizona Free Enterprise Policy Alternatives

October 16, 2012

Common Cause Education Fund Report: The Campaign Contributions Lobbying Expenditures of The Gambling Industry in Illinois

September 17, 2012

Report: Deceptive Election Practices and Voter Intimidation The Need for Voter Protection

July 6, 2012

Report:�An Outside Counsel�is Needed�for�the DeLay Investigation

June 11, 2012

Report: American Legislative Exchange Council in Oregon-2

June 1, 2012

Common Cause New Mexico Report: Connecting the Dots: The Role of Campaign Contributions in New Mexico Health Policy

May 16, 2012

Submission to the Internal Revenue Service Under the Tax Whistleblower Act Regarding Underreporting of Lobbying and Operation in Furtherance of Private Corporate Interests

April 20, 2012

Common Cause California Report: Jerry Brown Tax Campaign Looks to Legislative Staff for Help

April 18, 2012

Report: Helping Americans Get Voter Identification-2

April 17, 2012

Report:�The Next Steps Forward for Louisiana?s Ethics and Campaign Finance Laws

March 26, 2012

Common Cause Oregon Report: Oregon?s 2011 Redistricting: Successes, Concerns, and Recommended Improvements

March 22, 2012

Common Cause Oregon Report: Movers, Shakers, and Moneymakers: How Portland?s Leading Mayoral Candidates are Stacking up Financially in Return to High-Priced Races

January 6, 2012

Report From the Common Cuase Education Fund for September 2008

November 10, 2011

Report: Deep Drilling, Deep Pockets in Congress and Michigan

November 10, 2011

Report: Deep Drilling, Deep Pockets in Congress and Pennsylvania

November 10, 2011

Common Cause Utah Report:Following the Money; An Analysis of the Campaign Expenditures of Utah State Legislators

November 9, 2011

Common Cause New Mexico Report: Albuquerque Municipal Election 2011 Election Report

October 13, 2011

Common Cause California Report: Sacramento Television Coverage of the February 2008 Primary Election

September 23, 2011

Report: Money, Power, and the American Legislative Exchange Council

August 3, 2011

Common Cause Report: The Campaign Contributions Of The Gambling Industry In Illinois from 2002 to June 2011

July 26, 2011

Common Cause Georgia Report: Redistricting in Georgia 101

July 6, 2011

Common Cause Georgia Report: Contracting at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport; The Need for Pay-to-Play Reform in Atlanta-2

May 31, 2011

Common Cause Massachusetts Report: La Redistribuci de Distritos en Massachusetts

April 27, 2011

Common Cause Mississippi: 2011 Legislative Session Summary

April 12, 2011

2004 Campaign News Study in Chicago, Milwaukee and Portland Markets

March 7, 2011

2011 Campaign Finance and Lobbying Industry Report

January 1, 2011

Report: Public Campaign Financing in Portland; Should ?Voter-Owned Elections? Survive?

October 21, 2010

Common Cause Oregon Report: Voter-Owned Elections: Improving Portland Politics 2006-2010

September 29, 2010

Common Cause Nebraska Report: Public Entities and Private Foundations; The Need for Greater Disclosure

August 31, 2010

Report: Legislature Under the Influence; Energy Industry Lobbying

July 13, 2010

Common Cause Massachusetts Report: Transparency in Massachusetts Municipal Websites

March 17, 2010

Massachusetts Stimulus Website: What It Tells Us And How It Could Tell Us More

December 22, 2009

Summary of a Political History of Russ Walker and FreedomWorks

November 20, 2009

A Political History of Russ Walker and FreedomWorks

November 20, 2009

A Political History of Russ Walker and FreedomWorks

November 20, 2009

Common Cause Oregon Report: Improving Voter Participation; Oregon Challenges and Opportunities-2

August 4, 2009

Money in Oregon Politics Report

June 30, 2009

Money in Oregon Politics Report (Appendices)

June 30, 2009

Appendix to Health Care Report on House Education & Labor Committee Spending

June 26, 2009

Legislating Under the Influence - Addendum

June 26, 2009

Common Cause New Mexico Report: The Oil and Gas Industry?s Influence on New Mexico Politics

February 3, 2009

Count Every Vote New Mexico 2008 Election Report

January 16, 2009

Governor's Task Force on Public Integrity: Report and Recommendations-2

January 6, 2009

Report: Deceptive Practices 2.0; Legal and Policy Responses

October 20, 2008

Report: Is America Ready to Vote? State Preparations For Voting Machine Problems in 2008

October 17, 2008

Report from the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission Concerning Section 3(1) and (2) of Article XXIX of the Colorado Constitution (?Section 3?)

October 9, 2008

Common Cause Education Fund Report: The Campaign Contributions & Lobbying Expenditures of The Gambling Industry in Illinois

September 24, 2008

Common Cause Education Fund Report: Lending Industry and the Financial Crisis

September 24, 2008

Report: Media�and Democracy�in America Today; A�Reform Plan For A�New Administration-2

August 21, 2008

Report: Voting in the Hoosier primary: Come prepared

May 1, 2008

Common Cause Pennsylvania Report: An Election System Under Pressure; Preparing for High Intensity Pennsylvania Primary

April 18, 2008

Common Cause Maryland Report: The Power of Special Interests Campaign Finance and Electricity Deregulation in Maryland

March 13, 2008

Common Cause New Mexico Report: The Role of the Health Care Industry in New Mexico State Politics

February 4, 2008

2008 Common Cause Annual Report

January 1, 2008

Report: Putting the Public Back in Public Interest; Painless Reforms to Improve the FCC

December 17, 2007

Report: Campaign Contributions By Tobacco Interests Annual Report: September 2007-2

December 4, 2007

Common Cause Repor: Subprime Loans

October 23, 2007

Common Cause California Report, Executive Summary; Local Television Election Coverage

June 29, 2007

Common Cause Report: Mortgage Rates-2

May 7, 2007

Report: A Profile of the Wholesale Beer and Wine Association of Ohio

April 11, 2007

Common Cause New Mexico: Developing Real Influence: The Real Estate Industry and the New Mexico Legislature

February 19, 2007

Citizens Speak: The Real World Impacts of Media Consolidation

October 24, 2006

Report: A Tale of Five Cities; Why the Newspaper-Broadcast Cross-Ownership Ban Should be Preserved

October 24, 2006

Voting in 2006: Have We Solved the Problems of 2004?

October 11, 2006

Voting in 2006: Have We Solved the Problems of 2004? Appendix II State Profiles

October 11, 2006

Voting in 2006: Have We Solved the Problems of 2004? Executive Summary

October 11, 2006

Voting in 2006: Have We Solved the Problems of 2004? Executive Summary

October 11, 2006

Report: Bid Cable's Lobbying Victories-2

October 10, 2006

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing Part II - More Telecom Industry Front Groups and Astroturf

August 20, 2006

Common Cause Massachusetts Report: Hidden Money: The Use of Electioneering Communications in Massachusetts

July 18, 2006

Report: Malfunction?and Malfeasance; Report?on the?Electronic Voting Machine Debacle

June 22, 2006

Wolves in Sheep's Clothing - Telecom Industry Front Groups and Astroturf

March 20, 2006

Common Cause New Mexico Report: Developing Real Influence: The Real Estate Industry and the New Mexico Legislature

March 15, 2006

The Campaign Contributors and Lobbying Expenditures of Tobacco Industry

March 15, 2006

Common Cause Maryland Report: How Money Moves in Maryland Campaigns Through Limited Liability Companies

February 27, 2006

Report: A Failure To Communicate: Katrina Pinpoints Dangerous Lapses In Our Telecomunications Policy

October 14, 2005

Common Cause New Mexico Report: Out of Control; The Rise of Campaign Spending in Albuquerque Mayoral Races

September 28, 2005

Report: The American Legislative Exchange's 'Scholarship' Trips

June 28, 2005

Report: The Fallout From the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Unintended Consequences and Lessons Learned.pdf

May 9, 2005

Common Cause Education Fund: Massachusetts: Campaign Contributions?and Lobbying Expenses of?the Tobacco Industry?and It's Allies

April 1, 2005

Money Competition in Massachusetts State Legislative Elections 2002

April 1, 2005

Money In Politics Research Action Project

March 14, 2005

Common Cause Maryland Report: Payout 2005; Study of Gambling Contributions in Maryland

February 14, 2005

Voting in 2004: A Report to the Nation on America's Election Process

December 7, 2004

Report: Eye on Iraq: Holding Accountable Unchecked Private Contracting

September 27, 2004

Report: The Medicare/Prescription Drug Bill: Study in How Government Shouldn?t Work-2

September 26, 2004

Common Cause Maryland Report: The Power of Money; The Campaign Contributions and Lobbying Expenditures of Power Companies and the Automobile Industry, 1999-2004

September 25, 2004

Oregon Timber Industry Contributions to President Bush and the Republican Party

July 22, 2004

What Went Wrong: How the US Got into the Mess in Iraq

July 8, 2004

Under the Influence: Campaign Contributions, the Excise Tax, and the Alcohol Industry in New Mexico

January 20, 2004

Common Cause: Follow the Dollar ReportBoeing's Unlikely Lease Deal

September 4, 2003

Report: Deep Drilling and Deep Pockets in Congress and Ohio-2

December 10, 0011

Report: Deep Drilling and Deep Pockets in Congress and Ohio-2

December 10, 0011

Getting It Straight in 2008 - What We Know About Vote By Mail Elections and How to Conduct Them Well

Loren Parks - Oregon?s $13 Million Man

Loren Parks - Oregon?s $13 Million Man- Summary

A Political History of Kevin Mannix

Clean Elections Institute, Inc. 2006 Election Statistics Report - Arizona

Sacramento Media Group Report: Sacramento Television Coverage of the November 2006 General Election-2

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