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Politics, Power and Presents

Report

This report examines gifts provided and travel-related payments made to state legislators from special interest groups and includes ethics reform recommendations to prohibit or limit many of these activities.

Voting & Elections 10.10.2014

Re: Increasing voter turnout by moving the Election Day to June/November of even years

Letter

We write to commend Los Angeles City Council for taking an honest look at the ongoing problem of low voter turnout in Los Angeles City elections. In 2013, when we had an open race for the mayor’s seat, and open races for city council seats, we were all shocked when the elections drew less than 1 in four voters to cast a ballot.

Money & Influence 04.23.2014

RE: AB 700 (Gomez and Levine) – Support

Letter

Dear Assemblymember Ridley-Thomas, We are pleased to support AB 700, the California DISCLOSE Act. If its intent is implemented, it will significantly strengthen disclosure requirements for ballot measure ads.

Gifts, Influence and Power

Report

This report examines gifts provided and travel-related payments made to state elected officials from special interest groups and includes ethics reform recommendations to prohibit or limit many of these activities.

Money & Influence 07.8.2012

Another View: Don’t repeal campaign limits – strengthen them

Op-Ed

Dan Walters' suggestion to eliminate limits on how much money California elected officials can raise from special interests would weaken disclosure, increase the power of wealthy donors, and take us back to the days of huge campaign contributions that led to the recall of Gov. Gray Davis.

Voting & Elections 02.7.2012

RE: AB 1436 (Feuer) —Voter Registration—SUPPORT

Letter

Dear Assembly Member Feuer, Please accept this letter of support for AB 1436, which will help extend provisional ballots to voters who register after the 15-day prior registration deadline for elections.

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