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California Disclose Act

Lydia O'Connor

Labor Unions Blamed For Derailing Campaign Transparency Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

A California bill that supporters say could have shifted campaign finance into a new era of transparency was instead involuntarily withdrawn last week...

Cancer Claims Fair Elections Activist Tobi Dragert

Linda Milazzo | Posted 07.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

On April 27, the Los Angeles progressive community lost one of its truly valiant social justice warriors. Tobi Dragert, a passionate advocate for fair transparent elections, equality, ending war and much much more, succumbed to cancer after a long and valiant battle.

'The Public Is Fed Up With Wealthy Donors Who Manipulate Elections'

Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.01.2012 | San Francisco

A bill that would have given California voters more insight into the funding of political advertisements in the post-Citizens United era of unlimited ...

You're Needed Now for Direct, Immediate Political Impact

Wendy Block | Posted 03.31.2012 | Politics
Wendy Block

We have about two days to save a groundbreaking bill that will make corporations and big-spending one percenters who buy political ads reveal their identities in their commercials so you'll know who's trying to manipulate your vote.

More Light Please

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 03.11.2012 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

The old guard of San Francisco politics gathered in the Latino Room of the San Francisco Main Library Sunday to bring more light into the state's political processes by kick-starting the campaign to support AB 1148, the California DISCLOSE Act. The goal of DISCLOSE is to shine a light on the real money and influence in California politics. The act is deemed necessary due to the failure of the 2010 Federal DISCLOSE Act, which would have institutionalized clean money regulations nationwide. Here in California, the bill would make changes that, among other improvements, would revamp advertisements' disclosure requirements.