Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.
We’re working to deliver it.
Common Cause Pennsylvania is the defender of citizens’ rights in the halls of power and in our communities. Standing as an independent voice for positive change, watchdog against corruption, and protector against abuse of power, we work to hold public officials accountable and responsive to citizens. Common Cause Pennsylvania is both non-profit and trans-partisan.
Our record of success is a product of its forward looking vision, and a powerful combination of grassroots organizing, coalition building, policy development, research, public education, lobbying and when necessary, litigation. By throwing a spotlight on the power game issues that underlie all the substantive issues that affect the everyday lives of all Pennsylvanians, we provide a powerful vehicle around which citizens can rally to build a better democracy in Pennsylvania.
Disclosure of campaign contributions is important, but no matter how timely and complete disclosure is, it will not be enough if Pennsylvanians really intend to take back ownership of their elections and government. Disclosure reveals, but does not end the anti-democratic pattern of campaign funding. Overt action to level the playing field is essential if we are to change the political culture of Pennsylvania. Learn More ›
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