News Clips

Our running list of CA Fwd news coverage, alongside selected items on reform in California.

For press inquiries, please contact Jania Palacios (520-404-7643, jania@cafwd.org).

Walters: Pushing for voter input on big issues is brilliant strategy

It’s no secret that the Legislature’s dominant Democrats want to make it more difficult to place initiative measures on the statewide ballot. Read more

Building a tool to define ‘adequately-funded’ education

California’s second-largest school district is almost ready to answer a question that has prompted legal challenges across the nation: How much money translates to an adequately-funded student education? Read more

LA’s transportation agency gets into housing with new development policy

The Los Angeles County Transportation Authority has adopted a new policy to encourage affordable housing on its properties. Read more

California Supreme Court won’t budge on water rates

In a setback to California water regulators’ conservation efforts, the state Supreme Court has kept intact a ruling that makes it harder for municipalities to impose tiered pricing to discourage heavy water use. Read more

Voters: Many just can’t be bothered

We Californians justifiably become excited about our many remarkable achievements: we make terrific movies; Silicon Valley leads the planet in technological innovation; our traffic jams are world class. Read more

Workforce training a big jumble

The ETP spends about $70 million a year, supposedly training and retraining workers to make them more employable in a fast-changing economy. Read more

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