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Media & Democracy 04.29.2015

Concerns of Consumers Reflected in the Comcast Merger Defeat

The falling out of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger has been one of the greatest public interest victories in 2015 thus far. California Common Cause intern, Laura Slote, talks about her experience seeing everyday people come together to oppose this disastrous decision at a public hearing for the merger in Los Angeles.

Voting & Elections 03.30.2015

Solving Low Turnout

How do you solve a problem like low voter turnout? This is the first question that California’s new Secretary of State Alex Padilla’s asked when he took office earlier this year.

Money & Influence 07.3.2014

Defending Democracy and Delivering Disclosure

Last week I took a break from my regular routine in Los Angeles by packing up and shipping out to hold power accountable from the source, California’s State Capitol.

Voting & Elections 06.27.2014

California Update: The Ballot Initiative Transparency Act

SB 1253 is the culmination of a year-long process led by California Common Cause to find new ideas for cleaner initiatives, simpler ballots and better information for voters.

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