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Ethics 02.3.2016

Common Cause/NY Testimony on NYC Council Pay Raises

Today, Common Cause/NY Executive Director, Susan Lerner, testified before the New York City Council about pay raises and related reforms.

Ethics 01.29.2016

Government Reform Groups Weigh in on NYC Council Raise Deal

Common Cause/NY, Citizens Union, and NYPIRG issued a joint statement in anticipation of the upcoming vote to raise salaries for members of the New York City Council.

Voting & Elections 01.22.2016

Common Cause/NY Statement on Governor Cuomo's State of the State

In response to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo's State of the State address, Common Cause/NY issued the following statement:

Ethics 01.22.2016

NYC Must Tie Council Pay Increase to Eliminating Lulus

Today the Mayor sent a letter to the Speaker of the New York City Council approving a salary increase in exchange for eliminating outside income.

Ethics 01.22.2016

Reform Groups React to Governor's Ethics Package, Push Clean Conscience Pledge

One week after Governor Cuomo's State of the State and budget address, Common Cause/NY, Citizens Union, and NYPIRG reacted to his proposals for ethics, elections, and oversight in an open letter.

Ethics 01.13.2016

Reformers Kick off Session w/ a Clean Conscience Pledge for Lawmakers + Governor

On the first day of the 2016 legislative session, Common Cause/NY, NYPIRG, Citizens Union are calling for all 213 lawmakers, and the Governor, to sign a "Clean Conscience Pledge" to address the political crime wave in Albany.

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