New report outlines recommendations for transparency in who pays for political ads

Online campaigns have changed rapidly, but rules to let voters know who is paying have not. Read more

California lawmakers scrutinized on complying with voter-approved transparency law

CA Fwd encourages a responsible reading of law intended to prevent last-minute bill changes Read more

New FPPC tool makes it easier to explore state official payments data

State political watchdog agency launches search site for finding payments requested by state officials Read more

Something very important happened in Sacramento this week in full view of public

Voting on transportation bill, Legislature passed important transparency test put in place by voters Read more

Legislature could be on road to transparency, accountability with transportation bill

California's road-funding bill sets up high-profile test of new voter-approved transparency rules Read more

VIDEO: How data can link money, influence and legislation in state politics

Bringing money in state politics into the light expands voter knowledge Read more

Modernization of California’s political ethics law moves into final phases

Project to simplify state's Political Reform Act to bring streamlined draft to Legislature Read more

Data on money in politics provide essential infrastructure for a 50 State Solution

Hard facts about political campaign spending are critical to judging how well reforms are working Read more

CA Fwd showed how to make progress in divisive year of politics

2016 successes in transparency and accountability show potential for gains in 2017 Read more

Public gets second opportunity to help simplify California’s political ethics law

Political Reform Act Revision Project invites second round of public comment next week Read more