Statement: Great Democracy Initiative Responds to Bill Introduced by Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Curb Government Corruption

New York, NY – Today, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) introduced legislation that would make sweeping changes to our country’s ethics and conflict of interest laws. The Anti-Corruption and Public Integrity Act would limit the influence lobbyists have in policymaking, deter government officials from enriching themselves through their public positions, end the revolving door between industries … Continued

New Report Calls for Creation of Federal Enforcement Agency to Fight Corruption, Revamp of Post-Watergate Era System

Proposed Agency is Centerpiece of Comprehensive Plan to Rebuild Trust in Government New York – Today, the Roosevelt Institute and the Great Democracy Initiative released a new report delineating a detailed agenda to reduce conflicts of interest and corruption in Washington.¬†Unstacking the Deck: A New Agenda to Tame Corruption in Washington describes significant problems with … Continued

Press Release: New Report Offers Regulatory Roadmap to Rein in Silicon Valley

Release Marks the Launch of the Great Democracy Initiative, a Project to Develop a New Progressive Policy Playbook New York – As the country grapples with the Facebook scandal and ongoing concerns about the outsized power and influence of Silicon Valley, a new report offers a roadmap for regulating tech platforms.¬†Regulating Tech Platforms: A Blueprint … Continued