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Voting & Elections 08.6.2015

Response from League of Women Voters Maryland and Common Cause Maryland on Governor Hogan’s Commission to Study Redistricting Reform

Today Governor Hogan announced the appointment of a study commission to look at options for redistricting reform in Maryland.

Voting & Elections 07.16.2015

Momentum Building for Redistricting Reform in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS – With momentum building both nationally and in Maryland, the Tame the

Money & Influence 07.6.2015

Lobbying the Maryland Legislature

The industries spending most heavily to influence decision-makers in Annapolis haven’t changed much in the last three years. But the amount they are spending jumped by almost $2 million this year, according to research by Common Cause Maryland.

Money & Influence 04.16.2015

Key MoCo Committee Funds Groundbreaking Fair Elections Program

The Montgomery County Council held public hearings this week on the proposed FY16 budget. Concerned citizens testified at each hearing, calling on the County Council to put $2 million into the budget to fund fair elections (Public Election Fund).

Voting & Elections 04.14.2015

2015 Session: Big Wins for Good Government

In a highly contentious session, the bipartisan nature of good government shone through as a suite of important good government bills were passed into law in the final hours.

Ethics 03.20.2015

Open Government Advocates Applaud Senate Committee Action on Public Information Act Reform

(Annapolis, MD) - Good government organizations, newspaper editors, public health groups, environmental organizations, consumer advocates, social justice organizations and other advocates applauded the actions of the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee today.

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