Public corruption is not a victimless crime: it turns citizens off to the democratic process, lowers expectations for a responsive and effective government, and unfairly casts doubt about the integrity of all public officials. Read More...
The Committee of Seventy applauds the initiative taken by the Philadelphia Board of Ethics and City Council to improve the city’s campaign finance ordinance and urges this Committee to vote in favor of Bill 150368. Read More...

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When you go to the polls Tuesday, don’t think that you’re finished after you plow through all those candidates. At the bottom of the ballot are four questions awaiting your “yes” or “no.”  Get the rundown before Election Day! Read More...

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The third and final gubernatorial debate is tonight at 7:00 p.m. Will the candidates spar on health care? We'll see. But to get up to speed on an critical issue facing voters on November 4 - Medicaid expansion - check out our latest Guv Race 101. Read More...

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