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VIDEO LINKS AND QUOTES from Today’s Media Briefing: What’s Happening and What’s at Stake for Connecticut in 2021

Earlier today, a panel of national and local redistricting experts briefed the media on the current state play in Connecticut’s redistricting cycle. The group of experts described how and why a fair redistricting process should be conducted, and how Connecticut’s current process misses the mark when it comes to transparency and public engagement.

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.

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