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May 06, 2014 • Press Releases
Make Sure You're Ready to Vote on May 20, Says Seventy
Encourages Voters with Questions to Call 1-866-OUR VOTE (1-866-687-8683) Hotline
April 28, 2014 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony on the Publication of Notices on Phila.Gov
Philadelphia City Council | Committee on Law and Government | Bill No. 140031
April 28, 2014 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony on Proposed Prisons Charter Amendment
Philadelphia City Council | Committee on Law and Government | Bill Nos. 140014 and 140015; Resolution No. 140035
April 28, 2014 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony on Gifts Rules in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Senate State Government Committee
April 02, 2014 • Press Releases
Campaign Contribution Limits to City Candidates Preserved: U.S. Supreme Court’s campaign finance ruling has no local impact
PHILADELPHIA – January 23, 2014 –The Committee of Seventy expressed relief that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued today does not impact caps on contributions to most candidates elected by Philadelphia voters.
March 17, 2014 • Press Releases
Seventy Urges Probe by Independent Counsel of Sting Operation and Dismissal
PHILADELPHIA – March 17, 2014 –The Committee of Seventy today urged the Pennsylvania General Assembly to quickly allow for the creation of an independent counsel to conduct a fair and non-partisan investigation into a dismissed three-year sting operation that allegedly captured on tape four state Representatives taking money from an undercover informant. The operation, which also involved a former Philadelphia Traffic Court judge accepting a bracelet, was reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer yesterday.
February 06, 2014 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony submitted to the National Commission on Voting Rights
Testimony submitted to the National Commission on Voting Rights
January 23, 2014 • Press Releases
Seventy Urges No Appeal of Ruling Striking Down PA’s Voter ID Law
Says PA should comply with spirit of bi-partisan Presidential Commission on Election Administration’s report by making voting easier
November 22, 2013 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony on Proposed Charter Amendment to Eliminate Resign to Run for Elected Officials
Philadelphia City Council | Committee on Law and Government
November 20, 2013 • Letters & Testimony
Testimony on Proposed Regulation No. 10
Philadelphia Board of Ethics