How Governor's budget shows some forward thinking

How Governor's budget shows some forward thinking

Governor’s budget is good news not because it’s bigger—but because it’s better, smartly making one-time investments for the long term.

NEW SERIES: Boom, Bust, Repeat? Heeding lessons from California's budgetary past

NEW SERIES: Boom, Bust, Repeat? Heeding lessons from California's budgetary past

New story series from CA Fwd explores how the state can smartly manage recent revenue gains to strengthen public programs for the long term.

Financing the Future Report spotlights options for paying for education and infrastructure

Financing the Future Report spotlights options for paying for education and infrastructure

California's long-term prosperity depends on having a conversation about revenue options to fund state's top priorities regionally and statewide.

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Work continues after California budget and election reform victories

07/06/2015 by Ed Coghlan

California earned a rating bump because of its latest budget, while citizen-led reforms won major victory in U.S. Supreme Court.  Read More

CA Fwd’s comment on U.S. Supreme Court’s redistricting ruling

06/29/2015 by California Forward

Statement on Monday's ruling in favor of independent redistricting commissions in Arizona case Read More

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds citizens redistricting

06/29/2015 by Ed Coghlan

The Supreme Court affirmed the power of Arizona's independent commission to draw congressional boundaries, a decision that protects California's own citizens redistricting reform. Read More

Open Data bill is an important update to the California Public Records Act

06/26/2015 by Robb Korinke

Proposed law essentially redefines public records from individual documents to the information or data they contain. Read More