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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SCOTUS Denies Stay, New Disclosure Ruling Goes Into Effect
September 18, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

Anyone making more than $250 in express advocacy ads must now disclose the identities of all contributors who gave more than $200 in a year.

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Trump’s Ethics Promises Have Not Been Kept
September 17, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

President Trump is unwilling to abide even by the ethics rules he has set for himself.

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CREW Requests Records from 18 Agencies on Officials’ Political Travel
September 10, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

The requested records with shed light on the expense of mixed travel and the extent to which agencies consider Hatch Act compliance.

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CREW Requests Review of Potential Hatch Act Violations by Trump Administration Officials
September 5, 2018 Caroline Zhang

President Donald Trump and several senior administration officials appear to have violated laws and regulations governing the use of official government resources

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CREW Requests Investigation Into Potential Hatch Act Violations by Trump Administration Officials
September 5, 2018 Eden Tadesse

Members of the Trump admin. may have violated the Hatch Act by using government resources to travel to and participate in events to support candidates in partisan races.

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CREW Requests CFPB Report on Student Loan Fees
September 5, 2018 Linnaea Honl-Stuenkel

There is reason to believe that leadership of the CFPB has neglected its mission by blocking the release of a report about student loan fees.

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about CREW

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.


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


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