Caring about the issue of poverty in our region does not come naturally to all of us. For some, protecting our own interests is a stronger motivator. Read more
Our running list of CA Fwd news coverage, alongside selected items on reform in California.
Next time you’re stuck in traffic on the way home from work, think about what sitting in traffic is costing you and other drivers. Our state’s population is booming but the availability of roads is simply not keeping pace with growing demand. Read more
A slim majority of likely California voters support an $11.1 billion water bond slated for the November ballot, but public support would grow if the bond comes with a smaller price-tag, according to survey results released late Wednesday. Read more
Major water districts in California are quietly considering using property taxes -- and possibly raising them without a vote of the public -- to help fund Gov. Jerry Brown's $25 billion plan to build two massive tunnels through the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Read more
In an op-ed in Tuesday’s New York Times, Sen. Charles E. Schumer of New York called for an end to partisan primaries and the implementation of a top-two system nationwide, asserting that such a change would lessen the historic level of polarization between Democrats and Republicans. Read more