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Money & Influence 06.14.2016

Californians to vote on the Overturn Citizens United Act in November

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday allowed the Overturn Citizens United Act to go onto the November ballot, after thousands of activists across California inundated Brown’s office with emails, faxes and phone calls urging him to support the bill, known as SB 254. The bill is authored by Sen. Ben Allen (D-Santa Monica), and co-sponsored by a coalition of grassroots organizations including Los Angeles-based Money Out Voters In (MOVI) and California Common Cause.

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.

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.

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