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Ethics 09.10.2021

Common Cause Illinois calls for continued, urgent focus on ethics reform

Ethics 01.15.2020

CCIL's Testimony before the Illinois Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying Reform

Ethics 12.15.2016

Over 400,000 Petitions Delivered to Trump Properties and Congress On Day Trump Promised Press Conference

On the day that President-elect Donald Trump promised a press conference to discuss how he will “remove” himself from his businesses, activists across the county delivered over 400,000 petition signatures to Trump’s properties protesting his conflicts of interests

Money & Influence 07.22.2015

Common Cause Illinois Statement on Blagojevich Ruling

Common Cause Illinois Incoming Executive Director, Brian Gladstein statement on Rod Blagojevich Ruling.

Ethics 03.18.2015

It’s Time for Congress to Get Rid of the “I Didn’t Know Better” Excuse

Rep. Aaron Schock’s resignation makes an open and shut case for stronger ethics enforcement and training in Congress. Ignoring yet another case of an elected official’s egregious misconduct will only perpetuate the already high level of mistrust by the people of Illinois.

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