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).

Rebuilding our public facilities: A smart investment strategy for infrastructure

California has made great progress getting its fiscal house in order—with recent forecasts from the Governor’s Department of Finance and the Legislative Analyst providing a reassuring reminder of how an improving economy, fiscal restraint, and growing tax revenue can bring the state budget into balance. Read more

More campaign disclosure coming to California, but it’s not enough

As we finish celebrating the unofficial beginning of summer, those in favor of more robust campaign disclosure can already start looking forward to the unofficial end of the season. Read more

A Strategic Way of Spending $4.6 billion

The Internet was humming recently with the news that the California economy has generated $4.6 billion more in state tax revenue than budget writers had anticipated. Now comes the big question: What to do with it? Californians in November 2014 are scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment, the California Rainy Day Budget Stabilization Fund Act, which would restrict what state officials can do when revenues jump above the 20-year average growth line. Read more

Ventura County leaders tally economic priorities

Ventura County community leaders met in Camarillo to vote for the most important changes needed to build this region's economy. Read more

What should CA do with the $4.6B in extra tax revenue?

The internet was humming last week with the news that the California economy has generated $4.6 billion more in state tax revenue than budget writers had anticipated. Now comes the big question: What to do with it? Californians in November 2014 are scheduled to vote on a constitutional amendment, the California Rainy Day Budget Stablization Fund Act, that would restrict what state officials can do when revenues jump above the 20-year average growth line. Read more

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