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Money & Influence 07.26.2021

CMD and Common Cause in Connecticut File Complaint Against ALEC and Rep. France for Illegal Campaign Scheme

Voting & Elections 06.17.2021

Connecticut Sets National Example for Voting Rights As States Across the Country Attack the Right to Vote; Bill Heads to Governor Lamont’s Desk

Media & Democracy 06.11.2021

Common Cause in Connecticut Urges Governor Lamont to Sign Bill Easing the Burden of Costly Phone Calls on Families of People in Prison

Connecticut made history as the first state in the country whose legislature voted to make prison phone calls free, with the passage of SB 972. Common Cause in Connecticut urges Governor Lamont to sign the legislation without delay.

Voting & Elections 05.27.2021

Early Voting Constitutional Amendment Heads to Voters

The Connecticut Senate has approved HJ 59, a constitutional amendment to allow early in-person voting. It will now be placed on the 2022 General Election ballot. If a majority of voters approve the amendment, Connecticut will allow early voting.

Voting & Elections 05.25.2021

Voting Rights Advocates Applaud Senate Passage of Historic Voting Rights Bill – Senate Bill 5

Senate Bill 5 to Implement Automatic Voter Registration, Restore Voting Rights for People on Parole & More

Voting & Elections 05.25.2021

Senate Approves Pro-Voter Bill

While some state legislatures are trying to limit voter participation, our General Assembly is working to reduce barriers and improve voting access. The bill passed today is an important part of that effort, and we urge the House to approve it quickly.

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