Reform success shows California governable and no longer broken
150 150 Lenny Mendonca and Thomas McKernan

The effects of elections and budget reform can’t be ignored but there’s also more work to be done to improve government and the economy here.

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Progress report on California’s efforts to restore trust in government
150 150 Ed Coghlan

While the legislature has taken some positive steps after three senators were indicted, CA Fwd pointedly challenged the lawmakers to do more. Where the effort stands today:

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CA Fwd and others call on Sacramento to modernize California’s disclosure systems
150 150 Phillip Ung

This week a broad coalition consisting of good government groups, newspaper publishers, and lobbyists came together for one goal: fix Cal-Access and put Form 700s online

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California Secretary of State candidates on modernizing Cal-Access
150 150 Ed Coghlan

We asked the seven candidates for California Secretary of State to tell us how and when they would modernize Cal-Access, the state’s outdated campaign finance and lobbying database

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SB 3 vital to modernizing California’s campaign finance database
150 150 Alexandra Bjerg

With one stroke of a pen, Governor Jerry Brown can help bring California’s campaign finance and lobbying database into the 21st century

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Follow the money — if you can
150 150 John Guenther

Accessing campaign finance data requires navigating the state’s archaic and cumbersome online disclosure portal, Cal-ACCESS

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Gaining access to Cal-Access
150 150 Mark Orcutt

The Public Policy Institute of California hosted an event this week in San Francisco focused on the future of California’s elections

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