CREW uses aggressive legal action, in-depth research, and bold communications to reduce the influence of money in politics and help foster a government that is ethical and accountable. We highlight abuses, change behavior, and lay the groundwork for new policies and approaches that encourage public officials to work for the benefit of the people, not powerful interests.
Norman Eisen and Richard Painter join the board of CREW as Chair and Vice Chair respectively. Widely recognized as the leading Democratic and Republican experts on presidential ethics, they will help lead a bipartisan effort to ensure an ethical Washington in the face of a new administration with potentially unprecedented conflict of interest and transparency issues.
Florida Democratic PAC Future Generations should be investigated for breaking the law by using a sham company to hide the identity of tens of thousands of dollars in contributions, according to a complaint filed by CREW with the Florida Elections Commission.
CREW discovered that the Trump Foundation had broken the law by giving an illegal $25,000 contribution to a political group supporting Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi. This would set off an investigation which would lead to one of the biggest stories of the year.
CREW's lawyers, researchers, and communicators don't just highlight the negative influence of money in politics; we take action to ensure accountability and change our system for the better.LEARN MORE