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California Should Adopt Guidelines for Government Transparency During an Emergency

Today we are releasing a statement of principles that should guide governments using remote proceedings in a crisis, including the current coronavirus pandemic as well as wild fires, earthquakes, or any other emergencies that may affect the Golden State.

Money & Influence 09.29.2016

More Transparency Coming to Money in California Politics

Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed bipartisan legislation to bring greater transparency to money in California politics. Senate Bill 1349, by Sen. Bob Hertzberg, D-Van Nuys, will direct the Secretary of State to modernize Cal-Access, California’s online system for campaign finance filing and disclosure. California Common Cause was a sponsor of the bill, along with the California Business Roundtable.

Money & Influence 08.31.2016

SB 1349 Passes with Bipartisan Support

Today, the Legislature passed SB 1349 (Hertzberg), which would direct the Secretary of State to modernize Cal-Access, California’s online system for campaign finance filing and disclosure.

Money & Influence 03.14.2016

CA Common Cause Welcomes Legislation to Modernize California’s Campaign Finance Disclosure Website

Today Sen. Bob Hertzberg (D - Van Nuys) announced his intention to advance legislation to modernize California’s campaign finance disclosure system.

Money & Influence 01.11.2016

Report Highlights Need for Improvements to California’s Campaign Finance Disclosure Website

New National Institute on Money in State Politics report highlights reforms needed to bring greater transparency and accountability to California’s political system.

Money & Influence 11.10.2015

Report Shows that California Can Strengthen Protections Against Public Corruption

California’s C- grade in the 2015 State Integrity Investigation shows that our state has more work to do in order to guard against corruption.

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