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Money & Influence 07.23.2018

Not so fast! Watchdog commission puts brakes on efforts to increase donor limits for legislative leaders

In a 2-2 vote by the California Fair Political Practices Commission last week, the commission declined to endorse a proposal that would give greater power and fundraising ability to state legislative leaders, while creating new reporting requirements.  Common Cause California and other open government groups warned against fast-track approval of the proposal. 

Will the Los Angeles Ethics Commission Commit to a Stronger Campaign Public Financing System?

This Tuesday, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission is expected to vote on new recommendations to city campaign finance laws. But after all the talk and all the studies, it’s not even clear that they will be discussing a ban on corporate donations or a boost to public financing.


California Common Cause Applauds the State Senate for Passing Net Neutrality

California takes a big step to protect the Internet.

Voting & Elections 05.29.2018

Sacramento Opens its First Vote Center

This past Saturday, Sacramento County opened the doors to its first Vote Center for the June 5, 2018 election.

Voting & Elections 05.16.2018

Designing Democracy with the ArtCenter College of Design

California Common Cause partners with the ArtCenter College of Design to design creative approaches to the civic engagement challenges we face.

Voting & Elections 05.9.2018

Vote for Prop 71 this June 2018

California Common Cause urges you to vote YES on Prop 71, which will appear on the June 5, 2018 ballot.

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