CREW employs the law as a tool to force officials to act ethically and lawfully and to bring unethical conduct to the public’s attention. We use a variety of legal mechanisms to achieve these goals, including lawsuits, ethics complaints, document requests, and requests for investigations..
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February 19, 2014 | 501c Groups, Campaign Finance Reform, Elections, Federal Agencies, Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Governance & Legislation, Citizens United, Legal, Supreme Court, Citizens United decision, Press Releases
January 29, 2014 | House Ethics, Campaign Finance Reform, Congress, Ethics, Office of Congressional Ethics, House, Legal, House Ethics, Most Corrupt, Republicans, States, New York, Press Releases, House Members, Michael Grimm
January 24, 2014 | FOIA Requests (Legal Filings), Federal Agencies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH), FOIA, Legal, FOIA Requests, Transparency
December 11, 2013 | FOIA Requests (Legal Filings), 501c Groups, Advertisements, Campaign Finance Reform, Corporate, Elections, Federal Agencies, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial, Disclosure, FOIA, Legal, FOIA Requests, Super PACs, Transparency