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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.

Reform the Ethics Commission

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Clean Contracting

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

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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.

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End Partisan Redistricting in New York

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Bring Automatic Voter Registration to New York

Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) brings us one step closer to a fair and more inclusive democracy.

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