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Money & Influence 09.30.2022

Newsom Signs Bill Shining Light on Statewide Lobbying Activity

“Californians deserve to know the big monied special interests behind legislation that impacts our everyday lives,” said Jonathan Mehta Stein, Executive Director of California Common Cause.

Money & Influence 09.30.2022

Newsom Signs Pro-Democracy Bill Ending Local Pay-to-Play Politics

“Our democracy belongs to the people, not the highest bidder,” said Jonathan Mehta Stein, Executive Director of California Common Cause.

09.6.2022

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Democracy Reform

Money & Influence 09.1.2022

California Common Cause’s Key Pro-Democracy Bills Head to Newsom’s Desk

“Californians need to know that their politicians are working for them – not special interests,” said Jonathan Mehta Stein, California Common Cause’s Executive Director.

Voting & Elections 07.12.2022

Bold Ballot Measure to Reform Oakland Elections Qualifies for November Ballot

Today, a landmark democracy initiative officially qualified for the November ballot, as the present Oakland City Councilmembers unanimously voted to place the Oakland Fair Elections Act initiative on this year’s local ballot, centering voters and communities in local elections.

Voting & Elections 06.3.2022

California Common Cause Launches Southern California Election Protection Program

Days ahead of the June 7 Primary Election, California Common Cause announced the launch of the 2022 Election Protection Program in Southern California to address any trace of voter suppression.

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