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Tell Sen. Schumer to lead the opposition

The incoming Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, is our senior senator-- we have an obligation and an opportunity to make sure he understands his role is to be the strong opposition not simply an accomodationist.
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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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Campaign Finance Reforms Advancing in DC, Suffolk County NY.

December 18, 2017; Blog Post, Status Update

The Washington, D.C. City Council and the Legislature in Suffolk County, NY are expected to vote Tuesday on proposals to limit campaign spending and use public funds to supplement small dollar donations from individuals to candidates for local offices.

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Research & Reports

The Count Starts Now: Taking Action to Avoid a Census 2020 Crisis

October 2, 2017

While continued advocacy for adequate federal funding is essential, local activists and organizations must focus their immediate attention on participation by counties, cities and towns in the Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) program

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General Content

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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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