Government Ethics

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It is critical for the health of our democracy for public officials to abide by high ethical standards. The Campaign Legal Center works to strengthen ethics rules and to ensure that public officials comply with the rules and standards governing ethical conduct. We assembled and lead the Ethics Working Group, an ideologically diverse group of the nation's leading government reform organizations pushing for strong ethics rules and effective enforcement.

Read the American Anti-Corruption Act, drafted by CLC President Trevor Potter for the organization "Represent. US".  The AACA is model legislation that sets a standard for city, state and federal laws that prevent money from corrupting American government.