CA FWD NEWS

Open letter to California’s Next Governor
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In an open letter to the gubernatorial candidates, we have asked them to explain where they stand on fiscal reform. We’ve also developed a set of nonpartisan reforms to help balance the budget, reduce waste, and deliver better results.

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Profile of a potential commissioner: Melissa Brown
150 150 Melissa San Miguel

The Citizens Redistricting Commission selection process is approaching the end of a critical stage this week as more than 120 semi-finalists are being interviewed.

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Profile of a potential commissioner: Angelo Ancheta
150 150 Melissa San Miguel

Angelo Ancheta has been involved in redistricting and civil rights issues for most of his career. A

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Profile of a potential commissioner: Kerry Koths
150 150 Melissa San Miguel

A transplant from Texas, Kerry Koths has lived in California for 25 years. His has worked in various sectors from the oil industry to advertising to construction.

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Profile of a potential commissioner: Sandor X. Mayuga
150 150 Melissa San Miguel

Mayuga says he aspires to join the Citizens Redistricting Commission to redraw districts that will return California as a leader among states and to meriting the respect and reputation it once had.

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News > Fwd: Week of August 23
150 150 Armando Botello II

Yesterday, in a letter to legislative leaders, State Controller John Chiang, State Treasurer Bill Lockyer and Director of Finance Ana Matosantos announced they will be deferring $2.5 billion in payments to schools and $400 million to counties.

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Weber links regional economies to CA revival
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Peter E. Weber, California Forward Leadership Council member and Co-Chair of the Regional Jobs Initiative, talks about regional economies in California.

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Op-ed: Require the budget to be for two years
150 150 Bob Hertzberg & Mike Genest

In an opinion piece published today by The Sacramento Bee, Democrat Bob Hertzberg and Republican Mike Genest urge the Legislature to pass comprehensive budget reform modeled after the California Forward 2010 Reform Principles.

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