Governance Reform

The reform agenda – red pills, blue agendas, and the neo-Johnsons
150 150 Edward Headington

You do not have to have read George Orwell to know that one of the most abused words in the English language is “reform.” It is almost as bad as our penchant for reviving old labels with the word “neo.”

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Fred Keeley appears on The CEO Show with Carl Guardino
150 150 Fred Keeley

California Forward’s Fred Keeley, treasurer of Santa Cruz County and leader in efforts to reform California’s broken budget and governance system, appeared on The CEO Show with Carl Guardino on Nov. 9, 2010.

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Speaking truth to power
150 150 Fred Silva

Once again, Legislative Analyst Mac Taylor is playing the role of Toto in the Wizard of Oz. He pulled the curtain back and revealed for citizens of the state that little secret about the state budget that the great Wizards (Governor and Legislature) would not admit.

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Election results complicate efforts for structural reform
150 150 Loren Kaye

California voters demonstrated their famed misdirection on Nov. 2, stopping the Republican tsunami at the eastern flank of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, but also sending a strong message about the size and reach of government, and just how far they will trust politicians, once elected to office.

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What does a better CA look like? How do we get there?
150 150 Cindy Chavez

When considering the plight of our state, many pundits within and outside our borders try to imagine what a better California would look like and conclude simply: anything but what California looks like now.

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CA Fwd welcomes new partner in effort to fix state government
150 150 James P. Mayer

California Forward has worked diligently to advance political and fiscal reforms that will bolster democracy and improve the performance of government in our great but struggling state.

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One more broken system
150 150 Ken Larsen

Let me add one more broken California government system to those listed in Joe Mathews’ blog posting on on Oct. 18

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