Statement of Pam Wilmot & Common Cause Massachusetts on Probation Case Convictions
July 28, 2014
Today’s conviction means the jury was convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that John O’Brien, William Burke III, and Elizabeth Tavares violated federal laws when they hired unqualified politically connected applicants in order to curry favor with legislative leaders.
Senate Unanimously Approves SuperPAC Disclosure Bill
July 24, 2014
Last night the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved cutting edge legislation to require real-time disclosure of donors to SuperPACs and other groups and would shed light on the huge influx of money expected in the 2014 gubernatorial race.
SuperPAC Disclosure Bill Clears Legislative Committee
June 19, 2014
Common Cause Calls Legislation One of the Strongest Disclosure Laws in the Country