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Pay 2 Play Screening in NYC

September 6, 2014

Join Common Cause New York for a special screening of PAY 2 PLAY - which chronicles the corrupting influence of money in politics and what we can do fix the system. After the movie, join us across the street at The Smith (55 3rd Ave) for a drink and great conversation.

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Letters & Testimony

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Common Cause Recommends Legislation to Create Legal Defense Funds for NYC Public Officials

July 6, 2017; Press Release, Status Update

Today, Common Cause released a comparative analysis of Legal Defense Fund (LDF) models across the country and recommendations for New York City. A framework does not currently exist in New York, creating a policy gap in the campaign finance law. The paper was co-authored by Michael Halberstam, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Law and Economic Studies at Columbia Law School.

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Susan Lerner

Executive Director, Common Cause New York, Common Cause, State Staff

Susan Lerner is the executive director of Common Cause New York.

Trevon Mayers

Assistant Director, Common Cause New York, State Staff

Trevon Mayers serves as the Assistant Director for Common Cause New York, where he works on advocacy, policy, communications and other priorities for the New York chapter.

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