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Voting & Elections 04.29.2016

New York Advocates Call for Evaluation of Board of Election Practices in Light of Massive Voter Disenfranchisement

On the steps of City Hall in Manhattan today, dozens of advocates gathered to decry the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of voters in New York's primary elections held on Tuesday, April 19th.

Ethics 04.29.2016

Common Cause/New York + Constituents Pressure Flanagan to Commit to Ethics Reform

Four days before former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos receives his sentence for public corruption, Common Cause/NY Executive Director, Susan Lerner joined with constituents of Senate District 2 to urge his replacement, Senator John Flanagan, to commit to ethics reform.

Voting & Elections 04.19.2016

Common Cause New York Statement on New York's Closed Shut Primary Election

Common Cause New York statement regarding New York's closed-shut primary and its resulting issues.

Ethics 03.18.2016

Common Cause New York Statement on Dutchess County Jail Bond Issue

Common Cause New York issued statement regarding the proposed Dutchess County bond issue to fund the construction of a new large county jail.

Ethics 03.17.2016

Common Cause New York Reacts to Report that Mayor Will Shut Down Campaign for One New York

In response to a news report that the Mayor will shut down the Campaign for One New York, Common Cause New York Executive Director Susan Lerner issued the following statement

Ethics 02.29.2016

Common Cause/New York Requests Conflicts of Interest Board and the Campaign Finance Board Review of Mayor de Blasio's Fundraising

Today Common Cause/New York sent a letter addressed to the Conflicts of Interest Board (COIB) and the Campaign Finance Board (CFB) calling for a review of Mayor Bill de Blasio's use of 501(c)4 entities to raise money: the Campaign for One New York and United for Affordable NYC.

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