Improving governance through restructuring
150 150 California Special District

California Special District recently interviewed CA Fwd Executive Director Jim Mayer about how CA Fwd believes governance in California should be restructured, what smart government requires, and how Governor Jerry Brown’s budget proposal could help work toward all of this.

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Water water everywhere? Not exactly
150 150 David Hill

Governor Brown had it about right during his inaugural speech when he said that California always focuses on the same recurring issues: education, crime, budgets and water.

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Juvenile justice an example of government closer to the people
150 150 Tyche Hendricks

The KQED California Report’s Governing California series takes a closer look at an area where the state has already begun realigning services to see if moving government closer to the people…

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Letter to the Editor: GOP’s budget vision
150 150 Pete Weber

Dan Walters’ March 5 column is right in stating that Republicans have significant leverage to influence the outcome of state budget negotiations. But the thoughtful Republicans…

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Counties group support Gov. Brown’s realignment plan
150 150 California Forward

The California State Association of Counties released a letter this afternoon expressing support for Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to move state services to the counties…

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