CREW uses aggressive legal action, in-depth research, and bold communications to reduce the influence of money in politics and help foster a government that is ethical and accountable. We highlight abuses, change behavior, and lay the groundwork for new policies and approaches that encourage public officials to work for the benefit of the people, not powerful interests.





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CREW & Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) v. US Department of Housing and Urban Development
January 18, 2018 Eden Tadesse
On January 18 2018, CREW and Freedom From Religion Foundation ("FFRF") filed a lawsuit against HUD under Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”), 5 U.S.C. § 552, and the Declaratory...
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CREW Sues HUD over Fee Waiver Violation
January 18, 2018 Kye Toscano
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2018 CONTACT: Jordan Libowitz 202-408-5565 | [email protected] Washington — The Department of Housing and Urban...
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Is Five Percent the Standard Rate for Acting as a Dark Money Pass-Through?
January 18, 2018 Tamar Ziff
If an organization is going to participate in an illegal conduit contribution scheme, there has to be something in it for the group to make the risk worthwhile, right? For the American...
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whoWE ARE

CREW's lawyers, researchers, and communicators don't just highlight the negative influence of money in politics; we take action to ensure accountability and change our system for the better.

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Since 2003, CREW has worked to create a more representative and ethical government, driven by the common good, rather than money and self-interest.

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CREW has driven secret money into the light, held wrongdoers accountable, and changed the law to make our government more open.

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