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Money & Influence 11.9.2022

Oakland Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Measure W

Victory for the reform measure, which creates an innovative Democracy Dollars program and increases political ad transparency

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.

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.

Money & Influence 05.19.2022

California Common Cause Announces Support for San Francisco’s Measure E to Clean Up City Hall

Today, California Common Cause announced its endorsement of San Francisco Measure E on the June 2022 ballot.

California Common Cause Announces “Democracy Heroes” Honors to Mark 50th Anniversary

On April 7, 2022, California Common Cause will celebrate the organization’s 50th anniversary and honor “Democracy Heroes” who have played vital roles in the fight to strengthen democracy in California. The event will also celebrate the former staff and board members who helped make possible the organization’s accomplishments over the past five decades while laying the groundwork for our next 50 years. 

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