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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.

Money & Influence 12.23.2014

State Legislators Received $265,000 in Gifts, $580,000 in Travel Payments

A report released today by California Common Cause examines personal financial statements submitted by California state legislators. It highlights the extent to which politicians receive gifts from special interests and the extent to which they repurpose surplus campaign funds for their own personal benefit.

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.

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