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Ten Principles for Reforming the Rules of the House of Representatives

Coalition Statement

The following recommendations to reform the rules of the House of Representatives will do much to restore the capacity, incentives, and capability of representatives to fulfill their roles as legislators.

Letter to Congress Submitting Ten Principles for Reforming the Rules of the House of Representatives

Letter to Government Officials

We submit for your consideration the following ten principles for reforming the rules of the House of Representatives

08.26.2018

Coalition Letters to ALEC Corporate Funders Over David Horowitz Involvement in ALEC

Common Cause joined more than 70 other government reform, civil rights, labor, environmental, and advocacy organizations urging some of the largest corporate funders of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) to cut ties with the organization after ALEC gave hatemonger David Horowitz a platform at their recent conference to spread white supremacist, sexist, and racist ideas.

Money & Influence 08.6.2018

ALEC in Louisiana: Undercovering the Influence of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) in the Louisiana Legislature

Research and Reports

The report reveals which members of the Louisiana legislature have ties to ALEC and which recent state bills can be traced back to the organization. Additionally, the report documents how ALEC abuses its public charity status with the IRS, effectively making its corporate donors eligible for tax breaks for its funding of ALEC.

Democracy Behind Bars

Research and Reports

How money in politics, felony disenfranchisement and prison gerrymandering fuel mass incarceration and undermine democracy.

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