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Ethics 01.30.2015

Common Cause Statement on Removal of Term Limits for Massachusetts House Speaker

Common Cause Statement on Removal of Term Limits for Massachusetts House Speaker

Ethics 01.28.2015

Statement of Common Cause Massachusetts about Term Limits for House Speaker

Common Cause MA statement against removing term limits for Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives

Money & Influence 01.14.2015

Studies Show Big Donors Dominated Competitive 2014 Congressional Races

Boston - Near the 5th anniversary of the Citizens United decision, public interest organizations working to eliminate big money in politics released reports detailing the effects this verdict has had on our government and elections.

Ethics 07.28.2014

Statement of Pam Wilmot & Common Cause Massachusetts on Probation Case Convictions

Today’s conviction means the jury was convinced beyond a reasonable doubt that John O’Brien, William Burke III, and Elizabeth Tavares violated federal laws when they hired unqualified politically connected applicants in order to curry favor with legislative leaders.

Money & Influence 07.24.2014

Senate Unanimously Approves SuperPAC Disclosure Bill

Last night the Massachusetts Senate unanimously approved cutting edge legislation to require real-time disclosure of donors to SuperPACs and other groups and would shed light on the huge influx of money expected in the 2014 gubernatorial race.

Money & Influence 06.19.2014

SuperPAC Disclosure Bill Clears Legislative Committee

Common Cause Calls Legislation One of the Strongest Disclosure Laws in the Country

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