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

CA Fwd is a Catalyst for a Better California. To Restore the CA Dream, We Must...

News & Commentary

VIDEO: How tech startups can improve government-citizen relationship

03/03/2015 by Alexandra Bjerg

One thriving startup founder talks about how civic data can be an economic opportunity and a way to get citizens more engaged with government Read More

LCFF working group tackles LCAP challenges, funding and best practices

03/02/2015 by Gayle Romasanta, California School Board Association

Funding adequacy remains major concern for group tasked with helping schools navigate California's local control funding formula Read More

VIDEO: California elections chief Alex Padilla lays out reform priorities

02/26/2015 by Alexandra Bjerg

Voting rights, finished registration database and helping businesses top the California Secretary of State's list of needed reforms this year.  Read More

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