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It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Trudy Schafer, our beloved Senior Director for Program, lobbyist, and friend. For the past 25 years, Trudy made a lasting and transformative impact on California public policy and on the lives of all those she worked with. She was an extraordinary woman, and she leaves behind a remarkable legacy. Our heartfelt condolences to her husband John, her children Anne and Bob, and the entire Schafer family.
More Californians are voting! Let's keep it up and mark your calendar for the November 6 election.
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California needs to better prepare for wildfires, drought, a changing snowpack, and extreme weather events. Proposition 68 will help. It will fund projects that reduce the risk of natural disasters, boost forest health, improve water quality, safeguard our water supplies and protect sensitive wildlife habitat. Prop 68 also provides new funding for parks and recreation – something my kids and I care about very much. Prop. 68 would enable local groups such as the Placer Land Trust to leverage charitable support to protect more land for current and future generations.
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California must lead the way. Our state is feeling the effects of climate change—from severe droughts to devastating wildfires — yet our federal government is refusing to act. We are proud to support Yes on 68 as it takes a smart and efficient approach to protecting California’s natural resources. Proposition 68 will invest $4 billion in securing our state’s water supplies and ensuring every Californian has access to clean drinking water and safe, quality parks.
SACRAMENTO – Secretary of State Alex Padilla has unveiled a newly redesigned voter registration card for use throughout California. This is the first major redesign of the voter registration card since 2008. The new voter registration cards are available at the Secretary of State’s office and have been shipped to county elections officials throughout the state. The California voter registration card is available in 10 languages--
Last month we appeared before the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) Investment Board to offer our support for California State Treasurer Mr. Chiang’s proposal to divest from companies that deal in weapons that are illegal to own or sell in California.
Watch staffer, Elizabeth Leslie's testimony.