Report - Financing the Future: How will California pay for tomorrow?

Report - Financing the Future: How will California pay for tomorrow?

Chapter 1 of CA Fwd report broadens conversation about creating a stable, equitable revenue system looking beyond Prop 30.

CA Fwd's letter to the Federal Election Commission

CA Fwd's letter to the Federal Election Commission

CA Fwd is asking the FEC to embrace and improve electronic disclosure of campaign finance information so that it's more difficult for large political donors to exert more influence on policy decisions than the average citizen

2015: Open season for California open data

2015: Open season for California open data

A new crop of state lawmakers and constitutional officers, combined with activity underway in state and local governments, are pushing California closer to a “tipping point” where the demand and use of data can truly transform the public sector

Governor's budget reflects much of Economic Summit agenda

Governor's budget reflects much of Economic Summit agenda

In his two major public appearances this week, Gov. Brown offered a broad vision for California’s sustainable growth that aligns closely with the goals of the California Economic Summit

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News & Commentary

Showcase for innovation awards in higher education hits capacity

02/23/2015 by Ed Coghlan

Programs that improve outcomes in higher education to be showcased at event in Sacramento, for chance to be awarded part of $50 million to fund the ideas. Read More

California elections officials, voting advocates tackle low voter turnout

02/22/2015 by John Guenther

Elections conference takes up elections nuts-and-bolts issues like access and turnout numbers, like the mere 8.2% of young Californians who voted in November 2014. Read More

Doug Chapin and Vince Hall: Increasing voter participation is a California imperative

02/17/2015 by Doug Chapin and Vince Hall

California is a leading voice in national elections and has an important opportunity to be a model for the rest of the country by solving complex problems like low voter turnout. Read More

VIDEO: How to get startup thinking into government

02/13/2015 by Alexandra Bjerg

Open Data advocates know government can't always run like a business but could learn how to be more agile when solving problems. Read More