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Big Money in Politics Affects Everyone

There’s a reason why Americans from across the political spectrum want campaign finance reform—big money in politics is an issue that affects us all.


2018 Colorado Leg Wrap-Up

Colorado Common Cause was busy during the 2018 legislative session, working on bills to protect voting rights and fair elections, reduce the influence of money in politics, and promote government ethics.


Support for Amendments Y and Z

Colorado Common Cause supports Amendments Y and Z because they are in line with our principles for redistricting reform and improve our current redistricting systems.


#MeToo at the Colorado Capitol

The issue of sexual harassment and assault highlighted by the #MeToo movement extends well beyond Hollywood. In fact, it’s right here at our state capitol.

Money & Influence 04.26.2018

Fighting Citizens United: What Can Be Done?

We recently helped defeat calls for Colorado to sign onto a dangerous Article V Convention. Now that we've cleared this hurdle, the question remains: how *can* we fix our broken campaign finance system?


Remembering Gary

Gary Fornander was a teacher, friend, and an outstanding advocate for effective, open and transparent government. Gary passed away on February 3, 2018.

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