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 requests investigation into EPA ethics failures
April 24, 2018 Kye Toscano
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2018 CONTACT: Jordan Libowitz 202-408-5565 | [email protected]   Washington—EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and his...
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FOIA REQUEST – Michigan State – Flint Water Crisis & Nestle
April 23, 2018 Eden Tadesse

CREW seeks records related to the water crisis in Flint Michigan, as well as Nestle's permit to increase its withdrawal of water in White Pine Springs.

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CREW Brings Historic Election Transparency Lawsuit
April 23, 2018 Kye Toscano

“A court has now told the FEC twice to do its job, and twice it has failed to act”

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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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whyWE DO IT

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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