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.

CA Fwd data summit pushes forward cause of California open data policy

CA Fwd data summit pushes forward cause of California open data policy

State Assembly passes Sunshine Week resolution and CA Fwd will host open data gathering in Sacramento this week

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News & Commentary

Governor’s budget is good news not because it’s bigger—but because it’s better

05/19/2015 by Lenny Mendonca and Pete Weber

Spending plan takes a forward-looking approach to spending surging revenues, smartly making one-time investments for the long term rather than making all-around increases that will have to be cut next recession. Read More

Lenny Mendonca and Doug Henton: California must invest now in education and infrastructure

05/15/2015 by Lenny Mendonca and Doug Henton

California has an opportunity to build for long-term prosperity with smart investments in schools, workforce development and infrastructure. Read More

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CA Fwd Statement on Governor’s Budget Revision

05/14/2015 by California Forward

Our comments on the just-released May budget revision by Governor Brown. Read More

What happens to public trust when activists become lawmakers?

05/12/2015 by Bill Britt

Newly elected officials talk about the harsh realities of learning how to work inside the system of local government Read More