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ECU Endorses Outlaw Dirty Money Constitutional Amendment in Arizona
April 26, 2018

Phoenix, AZ – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed the proposed Outlaw Dirty Money amendment to the Arizona Constitution. The amendment would increase transparency and help prevent corruption by requiring public disclosure of all contributors who give $2,500 or more to influence elections. The amendment would also stop the pervasive practice of laundering political contributions through intermediaries to hide the source of the money.

End Citizens United Endorses the People Govern, Not Money Ballot Initiative to Overturn Citizens United
January 09, 2018

BOSTON, MA — End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed the People Govern, Not Money ballot initiative in Massachusetts. The initiative would support the passage of the 28th Amendment to get big money out of politics. The proposed 28th Amendment would overturn the disastrous 2010 Citizens United decision and declare that corporations are not people. Already, nineteen states and over 800 cities and towns throughout the country have passed 28th Amendment resolutions with bipartisan support.

End Citizens United Endorses Represent South Dakota Ballot Initiative to Strengthen Ethics & Campaign Finance Rules
January 03, 2018

Pierre, SD — Today, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed the South Dakota Voter Protection and Anti-Corruption Amendment. The campaign to pass the amendment is led by Represent South Dakota, a grassroots, bipartisan group. The amendment was certified by Secretary of State Shantel Krebs last week to appear on the November 2018 ballot as Constitutional Amendment W.

Guest commentary: It’s time to get Big Money out of Missouri politics
May 19, 2017

Missouri desperately needs a fair, functional government. In a system that’s swarming with corrupt politicians and lobbyists, it’s no wonder Missouri families are left behind. With elected leaders failing to act, only citizens can make this happen. The first step is a vote for the Clean Missouri initiative in the November 2018 election.

End Citizens United Endorses Clean Missouri Ballot Initiative to Clean Up Jefferson City
May 17, 2017

Jefferson City, MO  – Today, End Citizens United (ECU) endorsed the proposed Clean Missouri ballot initiative. The Clean Missouri ballot initiative will increase transparency, limit the influence of Big Money in local elections and combat the undue influence of lobbyists in Jefferson City. The initiative, which launched today, is currently in the signature collection stage and is scheduled to be on the November 2018 ballot.