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Letters for March 10: To build public trust, we need campaign finance reform

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This Virginian Pilot article discusses how campaign finance reforms are foundational to building public trust in the state of Virginia. The S.W.A.M.P. index is referenced in this article. Read and listen to the full article here.

Open Forum: Why would campaign finance legislation fail?

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Open Forum recently covered the defeat of the latest campaign finance bills in the Virginia State Senate. Read the full article here to learn how the S.W.A.M.P. Index, developed by C4I, was used to rank Virginia’s laws and regulations governing ethics and transparency in the executive and legislative branches.

Virginia always dodges campaign finance reform

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Shruti Shah, the CEO & President of Coalition for Integrity, was recently quoted in an article by Fauqire Now regarding the fallout of a Virginia Senate bill that would have barred lawmakers from using campaign money for personal expenses. Read the full article here.

Northam Says He Supports Investigation Into Parole Board Meeting

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VPN News recently covered Northam’s support for an investigation into the Parole Board Report. President and CEO Shruti Shah is quoted in the article. Read and listen here.

Report: Senate Won’t Close Campaign Cash Loophole

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The Virginia Public Radio recently reported that the Virginia Senate will not close the campaign cash loophole. President and CEO Shruti Shah is quoted in the article. Read and listen here.

Virginia Senate Democrats Scuttle Bill to Bar Personal Use of Campaign Funds

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The Richmond Times-Dispatch recently reported that the Virginia Senate Democrats scuttle bill to bar personal use of campaign funds. President and CEO Shruti Shah is quoted in the article. Read here.

Letter to the Senate on Support for the CROOK Act

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The Coalition for Integrity and a group of organizations and individuals that work on issues related to corruption and government accountability have recently submitted a letter to the Senate in support of the CROOK Act. Read the full letter here.

An Anticorruption Agenda for the Biden Administration

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C4I President and CEO Shruti Shah and Acting Chair Lucinda A. Low published a piece in the Global Anticorruption Blog on a recommended anticorruption agenda for the Biden Administration. Read it here.

Opinion: Terry McAuliffe’s past becomes a campaign issue

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In this op-ed, The Washington Post reports on the race for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination and reveals the critical role that organizations like C4I implement in anti-corruption. Read the full article here to learn more about how the S.W.A.M.P index was used to rank Virginia’s ethics regulations and enforcement.

Report: It’s Open Season for Campaign Fundraising Thanks to Mostly Online Special Session

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The Virginia Public Radio recently reported it’s open season for campaign fundraising thanks to mostly online special session. President and CEO Shruti Shah is quoted in the article. Read and listen here.