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Money & Influence 08.12.2014

California Supreme Court Silences Voters

Today the California Supreme Court made a last-minute decision to halt the election for Proposition 49, ultimately blocking voters’ ability to express their views on one of our nation’s most pressing issues: the undue influence of money in our political process. Today was also the deadline for the California Secretary of State to send the voter information guide to the state printer. Given the Court’s decision, Proposition 49 will not appear on the November 2014 ballot.

Money & Influence 07.22.2014

Coalition of Advocates to Screen "Inequality for All" for State Lawmakers

California Calls, California Labor Federation, CA Common Cause, Courage Campaign, Policy Link, and SEIU Local 1000, will be screening the documentary Inequality for All for a group of state lawmakers this evening in the State Capitol.

Money & Influence 07.16.2014

Overturn Citizens United Act will appear on California’s November Ballot

Today the Governor confirmed that Senate Bill 1272, the Overturn Citizens United Act will become law without his signature. SB 1272 will place an advisory question on the November 2014 ballot to ask voters if Congress should amend the United States Constitution to overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

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