CA Common Sense

What is holding up California ethics reform?

After months of scandal, ethics bills have mixed results despite the need to restore public trust in government. Read More

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Stanford-based group highlights lack of transparency in CA legislature

California Common Sense (CACS)—a Stanford-based nonprofit dedicated to increasing government transparency—highlights discrepancies with reported lawmaker spending and unreported spending. Read More

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Stanford students launch transparency website as state denies request for financial transparency

In an effort to increase transparency and accountability, a group of students from Stanford University has launched a website to reveal how California state government spends taxpayer money. Read More

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