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July 29, 2014
Learn how you can get politicians and candidates to agree to a "People's Pledge" that will limit campaign spending and negative ads by "independent" super PACs and other groups.
June 17, 2015
Common Cause Massachusetts screening of Pay 2 Play documentary in Marblehead, MA
In Your Community
Athens, OH June 10, 2014
When I finished my medical internship in 1972, and joined the USPHS rather than go to Vietnam, I was stationed at St Elizabeth's Hosp in Washington D.C. I knew nothing about politics, coming... More
Ridgeland, SC June 10, 2014
I'm a disabled Vietnam vet who went to Baghdad and learned first hand how the GOP lies to America. I was a Republican now imp an Independent. A mad Independent. I believe in America not their... More
August 1, 2013
To require the Supreme Court of the United States to promulgate a code of ethics.
February 3, 2014
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Letters & Testimony
Letter to Senators to support the Real Time Transparency Act of 2014, S. 2207 and H.R. 4442.
September 25, 2009
Common Cause in Wisconsin Reform Event in Janesville, WI - Forum Highlights "What Ever Happened to Good Government in Wisconsin?" ***And How Can We Fix It?*** --- A discussion about: * Campaign finance reform � and why it is needed * How money corrupts our elections, public policy, and the state budget process * How we can clean up our disgraceful state supreme court elections * How reform measures stop corruption and return power to the citizens of Wisconsin --- Panelists: State Senator Judy Robson of Beloit State Representative Kim Hixson of Whitewater State Representative Chuck Benedict of Beloit CC/WI State Governing Board Member Tim Cullen of Janesville Executive Director Jay Heck of Common Cause in Wisconsin Moderator: Stan Stricker News Director/ WCLO Radio Presented by: Common Cause in Wisconsin (Underwritten by The Joyce Foundation) Co-Sponsors: American Association of University Women - Janesville Branch, Wisconsin Nurses Association, and The Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups
September 12, 2013
Wisconsin State Legislative Leaders refuse to hold a public hearing on a redistricting reform measure that would take the drawing of voting district maps out of the hands of partisan legislators. Help us "shake up" Wisconsin and demand a public hearing!
April 10, 2018; Featured Item, Blog Post, Status Update
Sinclair Broadcasting stations are airing ads from a critical group, with Sinclair's response included.
April 10, 2018; Blog Post, Status Update
The House of Representatives is set to act this week on a bad idea that has been knocking around since the 1970s ¬– and whose time still has not come.
March 22, 2018
March 19, 2018
Today’s Supreme Court Ruling was a victory for Pennsylvania voters who will now be able to cast ballots for congressional candidates in districts not unconstitutionally manipulated to make them uncompetitive. It has always been our belief that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court acted in the best interest of the citizens of our commonwealth. The old map was an egregious attempt to predetermine congressional elections, which is why they ruled the map as unconstitutional.
Research & Reports
August 18, 2016
Casting a secret ballot in the upcoming election might not be so secret or secure depending on where - and how - you vote, according to a new report.
August 2, 2016
A review of local campaign contribution limits and their effects in the state of California