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Super Committee for California's Initiative Process

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Frustrated by the tendency of elected officials to kowtow to political pressure and the unchecked power of interest groups to write their own laws that never get revisited, California’s latest governance reform effort proposes a new third way: a citizens … Continue reading »


A Conversation About The Crisis

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“It’s very simple what people want,” said Mark Baldassare. “People want progress.” That was the context for… and the motivation behind… a provocative two hour discussion on Friday morning at our KQED studios in San Francisco, a discussion among eight … Continue reading »


Govt Reform For All To Love... And Hate

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A bipartisan group of seasoned ex-politicians and policy wonks has settled on a package of government reform proposals while sending a pretty simple message to those inside the state Capitol: work with us or stand aside. The leaders of the … Continue reading »