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Announcement
SB 126, charter schools
March 5, 2019

SB 126 Authored by Senator Connie Leyva, requires charter school governing boards to comply with the same laws that traditional schools follow.

Public Statement
ACA6, freethevote, voting rights, California, elections, formerly incarcerated

California State Asm. McCarty introduces ACA 6 that would create a 2020 ballot measure to restore the right to vote for Californians on parole

Press Mention
Prop 13 reform, school and communities first
November 12, 2018

Once thought of as a sacred cow, Proposition 13, the tax revolt measure passed in 1978, is now under attack. Schools and Communities First, a coalition of nearly 300 groups and leaders, has qualified an initiative for the Nov. 2020 ballot that would lift caps on property taxes for commercial and industrial properties.

Public Statement

Highlights of California’s Legislative Biennium: 2017-2018

Press Mention
water bond defeated, prop 4, helen hutchison, League of women voters
November 7, 2018

Voters side with the League on rejection of Prop 3

Press Mention

Vote NO on Prop 5 - it's a sham!

Press Mention
Prop 13 Reform Schools and Communities First

SACRAMENTO — A ballot measure that would overhaul the state’s tax-cutting Proposition 13 by charging companies in the state billions of dollars more in property taxes will go before voters in 2020.

Press Mention
Schools and communities first petition drive

Schools and Communities First Initiative Qualifies for the 2020 Ballot!

Press Mention
Melissa Breach,  KRON, Prop 4, Children's hospitals

SACRAMENTO (KRON) - A measure on the ballot would boost funding for California children's hospitals, but not everyone agrees with how the money would be distributed.

Proposition 4 would authorize $1.5 billion in bonds to fund grants for construction, renovation, expansion, and other upgrades to children's hospitals.

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