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OUTSIDE SPENDING, OUTSIZED INFLUENCE

The 2012 elections were by far the most expensive in history thanks primarily to the tidal wave of outside, special interest money triggered by the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision. The federal Senate and House races in Maryland, where outside groups spent nearly $350,000, were no exception.

Resource | Public Health

Open Letter to Subway

Read our letter to Subway, signed by nearly 60 public interest, medical, public health, environmental and animal welfare organizations, asking them to phase out meats produced with routine use of antibiotics.

Strong Campaign Finance Reform

Poll: 80% of Americans favor giving shareholders a say in corporate political spending in the wake of Citizens United.

Resource | Public Health

Maryland Delegation sends letter to Congress urging stronger chemical protections

Current negotiations could tie the hands of states working to protect their citizens from toxic chemical expsosure. The bill would effecting halt state action to restrict dangerous chemical substances while the EPA assess chemical safety - a process that can take years. Check out what Maryland's legislative champs have to say about it.

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Defend the CFPB

Tell your senators to oppose the “Financial CHOICE Act,” which would gut Wall Street reforms and destroy the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as we know it.

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