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Money & Influence 09.3.2015

California Common Cause Welcomes Enhancements to Campaign Finance Disclosure Website

The Cal-Access enhancements announced today by Secretary Padilla will give voters, journalists, and watchdogs a better tool to understand the influence of money in politics. We congratulate the secretary on this initiative.

Money & Influence 11.18.2014

Why is Gov. Brown still fundraising weeks after he's been re-elected?

Kathay Feng, CA Common Cause Executive Director, tells why.

Money & Influence 07.22.2014

Governor Brown Signs SB 27 -- Sheds Light on Dark Money

Today Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 27, reforming the Political Reform Act of 1974 to further regulate campaign financing, adding the requirement that committees disclose donors of $1000 or more where those donations were solicited for the purpose of making contributions or expenditures in California.

Money & Influence 07.22.2014

Senate Bill 27 Passes the State Assembly

Today the California State Assembly passed Senate Bill 27 with bipartisan, supermajority support (58 ayes -- 18 noes). This crucial campaign disclosure bill will go a long way toward California's campaign disclosure laws by closing the nonprofit reporting loophole.

Money & Influence 07.22.2014

YELP, Facebook, Google & Yahoo---Don‘t Fund Evil!

CA Common Cause, along with our allies and members, will hold a press conference in front of the headquarters of YELP, Facebook, Google and Yahoo to deliver an open letter to their CEOs and employees to urge them to withdraw their membership from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).

Money & Influence 07.22.2014

Citizen's Caravan to State Capitol Message to Legislators: Just Say NO to ALEC

California Common Cause, along with our allies and members, will hold a press conference on Wednesday, February 12th 10:30 am on the West Steps of the state capitol to send off a citizen's caravan to deliver Just Say NO to ALEC letters to every legislator.

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