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Voting & Elections 09.15.2021

Common Cause Massachusetts Urges Legislative Committee to Favorably Report Bills Limiting Foreign Influence on Massachusetts Elections and Allowing Campaign Funds to be Used for Childcare Expenses

Common Cause Massachusetts urges the Committee to report favorably on three bills to limit political spending by foreign-influenced corporations; and two bills that would permit parents who are candidates for public office to use campaign funds to pay for childcare.

Voting & Elections 12.14.2020

League of Women Voters of Massachusetts honors Pam Wilmot with the ‘Lucy Stone Lifetime Achievement Award’

"Working for Common Cause and our mission of promoting open, accountable government and free and fair elections allows me to affect every other issue I care about, because we won’t have good solutions to the problems that plague our state or nation until all government decisions are made on the merits and in the public interest.”

Money & Influence 09.6.2018

Common Cause MA Applauds State Supreme Judicial Court Decision to Ban Corporate Contributions to Political Campaigns

Common Cause Massachusetts supports today’s state Supreme Judicial Court’s decision, which concluded that a ban on corporate contributions to political campaigns helps prevent corruption and does not violate business’ First Amendment rights.

Money & Influence 06.23.2016

Common Cause Applauds House Passage of Campaign Finance Disclosure Bill; Releases Report

Common Cause Massachusetts Statement on House Passage of H.543 on 6/22/16, and release of new report on the success of the 2014 Massachusetts Disclosure Law.

Money & Influence 05.4.2016

Statement on Governor Baker PAC Fundraising

Statement of Pam Wilmot, Executive Director of Common Cause Massachusetts, in response to the May 1st, 2016 Boston Globe article “Top donors could gain more access to Baker, officials.”

Money & Influence 04.2.2015

Advocates Rally for Executive Order on Disclosure

Press Release from Common Cause MA upon the event of April 2nd, 2015 rally for campaign finance reform and petition to President Obama for executive order on disclosure of political spending by federal contractors.

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