Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Our Campaigns

Get involved in pro-democracy campaigns in Ohio.

Volunteer

Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.

Support Our Movement

Make a contribution to support Common Cause today.

Find Your State

Media Center

Catherine Turcer
Executive Director
(614) 579-5509
CTurcer@commoncause.org

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign

Money & Influence 07.22.2021

FirstEnergy Charged in HB6 Bribery Scandal

The corruption by FirstEnergy highlights the need for greater transparency, beginning first of all with transparency of corporate political spending. With full and transparent information, shareholders can see and decide if the corporation’s political giving is on the up-and-up, and citizens can see if elected officials are “in the pocket” of — and doing the bidding of — their large corporate donors.

Money & Influence 07.21.2021

One Year Anniversary of Ohio Speaker of House Arrest in $61 Million Bribery Scandal

Even after the largest scandal in the history of the state, we are nowhere closer to reigning in the influence of money in Ohio politics than we were one year ago. It is not yet too late for us pass new laws that will shine a light on “dark money.” However, our state legislative leaders need to act with urgency and make transparency and accountability a top priority — or Ohioans will undoubtedly face yet another embarrassing scandal.

Voting & Elections 06.30.2021

Voting Rights Coalition Calls on Governor to Veto Trio of Anti-Democratic Riders in Budget Bill

Today, the Ohio Voter Rights Coalition, a coalition that includes Common Cause Ohio, ACLU Ohio, All Voting Is Local, and the League of Women Voters of Ohio, sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine urging him to veto three provisions that undermine the state’s ability to hold free and fair elections, embedded within HB 110, the state operating budget bill.

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

Join us: Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.