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Tweet This summer Common Cause Georgia has a brand new crop of interns. Their experience with politics ranges from never having voted to having their TV permanently set to C-SPAN. Each of our interns will be blogging throughout the summer … Continue reading
Tweet We at Common Cause Georgia are calling on the Atlanta City Council to delay voting on Hartsfield Jackson Airport concession contracts. There is a significant Cause for Pause. This round of contracting is the largest in North American aviation … Continue reading
Tweet It is a tumultuous time for American citizens: we’re facing a harsh economic reality, education related debt has reached an all-time high of $1trillion, and the unemployment rate is at its highest level since the Great Depression. In times … Continue reading
Tweet The 1965 Voting Rights Act debate in Georgia The redistricting machine is still in motion. Yet, as the legislature works to pass the maps drawn up in the August special session, it finds itself up against an old familiar … Continue reading
Tweet Our IREX fellow, Radu Oprea founded the following system of civic engagement. His method is undergoing beta testing in Romania, France, Greece, and Italy. In Romania it has two major success stories. The SMART Method of Public Policy is … Continue reading
Tweet One of the primary goals of Common Cause is to increase the accessibility of citizens to their elected officials. Constituents can contact their Senators and Congressmen for a variety of services. Senatorial offices can make Congressional inquiries into individual … Continue reading