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All New Yorkers pay a price for politicians who break the rules. We need to to pass clearer ethical guidelines and enforce higher ethical standards in government as we build a democracy that truly works for all of us.

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Strengthen County Ethics Policies

The transparency of our counties’ respective ethics policies help empower everyday New Yorkers.

Reform City Council’s Rules

Everyone pays the price when our elected representatives do not lead by example. Let's change the system to create a more ethical and representative democracy.

Clean Contracting

We must hold politicians accountable to strong ethical standards, so they serve the people instead of partisan or wealthy special interests.

Reform the Ethics Commission

New Yorkers needs stronger ethical standards to ensure public officials play by the rules and better serve our communities.

Framework for Ethics Reform

Our democracy depends on clear guidelines provided by laws fairly and reliably enforced that are meant to protect it—and us.

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Reduce Money's Influence

Money has too much influence in our politics and elections. Common Cause New York is building a democracy where everyday New Yorkers have an equal voice.

Create an Ethical Government

We must hold our public officials accountable to high ethical standards to ensure they serve the public interest instead of just well-connected special interests.

Ensure a Reflective Democracy

Common Cause New York is dedicated to fair maps and impartially drawn districts so that our government is truly of, by, and for the people.

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