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Common Cause New York is the statewide New York chapter of Common Cause. We are dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest, and accountable government that empowers ordinary people to make their voices heard. We work to:
In November, New York voters will be asked to pass judgment on a constitutional amendment that changes the way legislative and congressional districts are redrawn every 10 years based on the U.S. Census. The ballot proposition is wonky and complicated and therefore open to manipulation. And manipulated it was. Learn More ›
Read all about the big news: Common Cause Challenges New York Redistricting Plan
Tuesday, Aug 19 2014
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Monday, Aug 18 2014
BREAKING: Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been indicted on two felony counts of coercion and abuse of power. A grand jury brought the charges after Perry followed through on a threat he'd made to compel a district attorney's resignation, saying he would veto funding for the state public integrity unit unless she resigned. READ MORE: http://trailblazersblog.dallasnews.com/2014/08/rick-perry-indicted-on-two-felonies.html/
Friday, Aug 15 2014