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Conservative group goes to court to fight disclosure rules

Pam Wilmot, executive director of Common Cause of Massachusetts, said any spending on behalf or in opposition to a political candidate should be disclosed to the public.

Watchdogs: Massachusetts flunks when it comes to open records

“Transparency is really how we hold our government accountable, and it’s really most important to know how our money is being spent, and how the government laws are applied to individuals.”

Voting & Elections 06.25.2019

Lowell Sun: Advocates push same-day registration, vote

"We need it to protect the fundamental right of democracy for everyone to have their vote counted," Pam Wilmot, executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts, said Wednesday.

Voting & Elections 06.20.2019

Boston Globe: Galvin, Healey advocate for same-day registration on Beacon Hill

Less than a year after the state approved automatic voter registration, some lawmakers on Beacon Hill are advocating to allow eligible residents to register and vote on election day — a change they say would be the “final step” to ensure all those who can vote could access the ballot box.

06.5.2019

Worcester Telegram: Massachusetts eyes growing list of Election Day registration states

“We need it to protect the fundamental right of democracy for everyone to have their vote counted,” Pam Wilmot, executive director of Common Cause Massachusetts, said Wednesday.

Boston Herald: Critics blast closed-door Massachusetts state budget deliberations

Government watchdogs and political figures are calling the House budget process a “charade,” a “joke” and a “scam” after the legislative body finished up four days of deliberations, conducted mostly behind closed doors.

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