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Separation of Powers (SOP)

Slide Show Overview by Phil West Common Cause was among the first to identify the problem created by legislators sitting on the dozens of boards and commissions in Rhode Island. This dual office holding created numerous conflicts of interest and

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Voting & Elections

Voting is the foundation of our democratic system of government.  Common Cause Rhode Island has worked for decades to improve administration of our elections and access to the polls.  Some of our victories include improvements in public access to our

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About

Our History Common Cause was founded in August 1970 by John Gardner, a Republican who had come to Washington, DC to work for Democratic President Lyndon Johnson.The Rhode Island chapter of Common Cause was founded in 1970 by Rhode Island

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Contact

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Past Events

November 13, 2014 BOOK TALK with the author of Secrets and Scandals: Reforming Rhode Island 1986-2006, H. Philip West former Common Cause RI executive director On November 13, 2014 at 4:30pm, Dean Michael Yelnosky, Roger Williams University School of Law,

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