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New Project Launches Ahead of Groundhog Day to Educate Ohioans on “Ohio’s History of Corruption”

COLUMBUS, OH — Today, Common Cause Ohio shares a snapshot of Ohio’s history of corruption as part of its ongoing campaign to educate Ohioans on the Householder/House Bill 6 racketeering trial and the reforms needed for greater transparency in government.

Common Cause Ohio Calls For Transparency, Accountability in Lobbying Ahead of Householder Corruption Trial

COLUMBUS, OH — On the first day of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder’s racketeering trial, Common Cause Ohio is releasing an overview of the House Bill 6 scandal that lays out the reforms needed to make sure this kind of corruption cannot happen again.

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Reforms that Support Democracy

COLUMBUS, OH — As constituents evaluate the performance of their members of Congress, Common Cause released its 2022 “Democracy Scorecard,” a tracking resource with the positions of all members of Congress on campaign finance reform, ethics and transparency, and voting rights legislation. The fourth biennial scorecard is produced to help constituents hold their leaders in the 117th Congress accountable for passing common-sense legislation that preserves and strengthens our democracy.

CMD and Common Cause Ohio File Complaint Against ALEC and ALEC Legislators for Illegal Campaign Scheme

Complaint to Ohio Election Commission alleges that ALEC illegally gave sophisticated voter management campaign software linked to the RNC worth $3,000 to its state chairs, Sen. Robert McColley and Rep. Scott Wiggam, ALEC board member Rep. Bill Seitz, and other ALEC members. Similar complaints are being filed with the IRS and in 14 other states.

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