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Policy Brief

Hidden Money: The Need for Transparency in Political Finance

Three CED sister reports outline the major effects of Citizens United on the private sector and urge meaningful voluntary corporate action to resist the "pay to play" business environment the decision created by refusing to spend corporate resources on campaigns - or, at a minimum, to fully disclose political spending to shareholders and the public. The three reports, After Citizens United: Improving Accountability in Political Finance; Hidden Money: The Need for Transparency in Political Finance; and Partial Justice: The Peril of Judicial Elections, make several recommendations.

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Date Published
September 26, 2011

@CEDUpdate Monday, the Supreme Court postponed ruling on partisan gerrymandering. ICYMI read our solution to the problem: ced.org/reports/single…