SIGN UP to Build Momentum for Change with a Letter to the Editor

Last year, the story out of Albany was of repeated corruption scandals, with no action. This year, the story needs to be different. While some legislators are coming forward and committing to reform, we need others with a clean conscience to step up and join them.

A letter for a constituent appearing in newspaper creates public pressure in a very important and direct way. Your legislators are supposed to represent you. You have the power to make that happen.

Fill out your information below, and a Common Cause New York staff person will personally assist you in submitting a letter to the editor (LTE) in your local newspaper.

To make it easier, we will even draft a first "sample" version which you can edit!

  • LTEs are short, 200-300 word letters, that amplify our message and help us win!
  • LTEs are one of the most effective ways of getting your elected official’s attention!
  • You can also get your name in your newspaper paper!

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