Sam Blakeslee

California voters are being asked to force transparency in the Legislature. Here's a Proposition 54 explainer.

California voters are being asked to force transparency in the Legislature. Here's a Proposition 54 explainer.

The backers of Proposition 54 don’t have to do much to explain their motivation for imposing a waiting period for final action on bills by the California Legislature.

History, it turns out, does it for them just fine.

There was the time in 2014 when an extension of a tax break for installing solar panels mysteriously appeared in the state budget and was on the governor’s desk in less than two days.

Or the time in 2011 when a plan to fast-track a proposed NFL stadium in downtown Los Angeles received...

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