Jessica Goodheart: Research that shows early childhood education can profoundly impact the future success of children. But early childhood educators are still chronically underpaid.
David L. Keeler: Paid signature gathering is anemic to the process and should be banned. Petition circulators should be those who support the proposal or candidate & can speak directly to the issue or about candidate.
Election Returns 2012 California Initiatives
Join us this Sunday for a Forum to review the eleven propositions that will be voted on in November. Sunday, 14 October, 12:45 p.m.
Attend a discussion of the 11 initiatives on California’s November ballot: Tuesday, September 25th, at 2 p.m.
Diane Lefer: Why does it matter? This year, once again, California not only failed to pass a budget by the deadline but delayed it longer than at any other time in our history, causing chaos and hardship for vendors, employees, and municipalities while harming our credit with rating agencies and raising the interest we pay.
Anthony Samad: The NAACP is a civil rights group. Why is it endorsing the California initiative to legalize marijuana? Who is behind this initiative? Join the discussion.
We get to vote, again, on May 19. This time we have a bunch of ballot initiatives that the Republican Party demanded as a condition of reaching a budget “compromise” last winter. The commercial media tell us that most of these measures are failing in polling, but still have a chance at passage. Still have […]