CA Fwd in the News

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

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

Making the case for ‘open data’

"Open Data" is a hot topic in the Capitol, and as legislative deadlines approach, it’s worth updating on where the issue stands, and what to keep in mind as the state considers a path forward. What is Open Data for? Read more

Open data bill would require cities to create data inventories

Local governments collect an enormous amount of data, on everything from potholes to business permits, and in recent years, have made vast troves of this information publicly available. Read more

How three California open data bills advance the cause of public data

“Open Data” is a hot topic in the Capitol, and as legislative deadlines approach it’s worth updating on where the issue stands, and what to keep in mind as the state considers a path forward. What is Open Data for? Read more

Editorial: California’s citizens’ redistricting panels are here to stay

Pushed by California Forward and other political reform movements, the citizens' redistricting and the top-two primary systems should allow more moderates, like Khanna, to make runoffs instead of having the polar-extreme Democrat facing the polar-extreme Republican in every partisan race. Read more

SoCal Latino Leaders Gather to Help Schools and Cities Embrace Technology

Making sure cities and schools aren’t left in the dust of rapidly changing technology was the topic of the Southern California Latino Policy Center June forum in Los Angeles. Read more

CA Fwd: U.S. Supreme Court redistricting ruling a victory for voters

Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision was a strong affirmation of California’s independent redistricting process and constitutional right of voters to prevent self-interested gerrymandering by state legislatures. Without a doubt, the court granted a victory to the power of voters and their authority to enact important reforms through voter-led initiatives. Read more

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