- Dec 7, 2017
CLC is urging that Kellyanne Conway be removed from office or given a lengthy suspension without pay for willfully and repeatedly disregarding ethics requirements.
- Dec 4, 2017
CLC called on the Senate to ensure that the appropriations bill does not further expand the role of big money in our political system.
Senate Set to Vote on Nielsen for DHS Secretary Despite Outstanding Complaint about Potential White House Gifts Law ViolationDec 4, 2017
CLC filed a complaint last month urging an investigation into potential ethics violations arising from Nielsen being guided through the confirmation process by a private consultant, Thad Bingel, who represents companies seeking millions in DHS contracts.
New Video Showcases How Alabama’s Felony Disenfranchisement Law Continues to Silence Voices of VotersNov 30, 2017
Alabama faces another election on December 12, while the state continues to deny as many as a quarter of a million Alabamians their right to vote.
- Nov 28, 2017
CLC is hosting a call on December 14 to talk about the policy reform and litigation nationwide to support and defend strong transparency laws, contribution limits and public financing measures.
- Nov 21, 2017
This case is about breaking down barriers to participation in our democracy and protecting the right to vote. Low-income, disabled, and elderly citizens all face particular burdens on exercising that sacred right. Voters should not have their right to vote put at risk just because they missed a trip to the polls.
- Nov 13, 2017
CLC submitted a complaint about a potential ethics violation by Kirsten Nielsen for receiving free services for a consultant that is helping her with her nomination to be DHS Secretary.
- Nov 9, 2017
The charitable activities prohibition was passed without controversy in 1954 by a Republican Congress, signed by a Republican president, and has been supported and strengthened on a bipartisan basis by administrations of both political parties. And this is for good reason: donors to 501(c)(3) organizations are subsidized by taxpayers for their charitable, religious and educational work, not partisan political activity.
- Nov 9, 2017
Shaub released 13 policy recommendations to strengthen the government ethics program after a meeting with Chairman Trey Gowdy and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, as the Office of Government Ethics is giong through the reauthorization process in Congress.