This Action Alert regards South Dakota. In one of my favorite outcomes of the 2016 Election, South Dakota passed the first state-wide Anti-Corruption Act in the United States. Almost immediately it came under attack from the SD Republican legislators. This week they called a state of emergency in order to nullify the new ethics law. Care to oppose the legislative machinations going on in South Dakota? Add your voice. Read on.
Represent.Us and people around the country worked hard to beat corruption — and won! South Dakota became the first state to pass an Anti-corruption Act. 12 other communities throughout the U.S. followed suit.
April 15th: Anti-corruption action group Represent.Us has organized Representation Day 2016. Anti-Corruption Acts are already headed to the ballot in 2 states. Your state could be next. Find an event near you.
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It is said that presidential candidate Donald Trump is popular because he is anti-establishment. But is he really? The established way of winning in politics is with Big Money, and it is no secret that Big Donations have been useful to Trump in the past. He has publicly boasted […]
After a long investigation into charges of corruption, the Brazilian Supreme Court has banned corporate donations from elections.
A corrupt political system cannot be ignored in our 2016 Presidential Race, and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is on the right track. Today she will reveal her campaign finance reform plan.
Cenk Uyger gives an update on the anti-corruption work Wolf-PAC* is doing in Missouri. A resolution for free and fair elections made it through the Missouri Senate, but there was not enough time to get it through the House. Next year looks hopeful.