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government transparency

We believe in protecting the principle of a government that is of, by and for the people and in ensuring that citizens are able to hold their elected representatives accountable.


Having a legislative process that is thoughtful, deliberative and more open can be the rule if we the people insist upon it. More

Gorsuch press conference

Common Cause joined 10 North Carolina citizens to sue the General Assembly over a surprise special session that rushed through sweeping changes to state government without allowing public input. More

Ethics law doesn't pertain to fundraisers appointed by McCrory to NCDOT board

NC Republicans to meet privately on education policy

For some NC retirees, a big pension - and then some more

Ethics Commission website problems could be sign of bigger problem

The State Ethics Commission's strengths and weaknesses



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