Whatever our color, background or zip code, all Californians deserve a government that works for all of us. We need leadership that is focused on an equitable and just recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that has impacted everyone, especially communities of color and low-income communities. But right now, an effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom … Continued
The Corporate-Free Elections Act (AB 20) ends selling out our democracy to the highest corporate bidder and places the power back with the people by banning corporations from directly contributing to any candidate running for office in our state. If we want to build a truly equitable California for all where we can accomplish our dreams … Continued
Courthouse News Service | Maria Dinzeo | March 24, 2021 California lawmakers are reviving an effort to raise taxes on its highest earners, introducing a new bill that will impose tiered tax increases on residents who make annual incomes of over $1 million. “There is a desperate need to attack the issue of income inequality … Continued
Courage California has announced its dual endorsements of Leticia Munguia and Dr. Akilah Weber for California Assembly District 79 primary runoff, set for April 6. Munguia and Dr. Weber are running to fill Dr. Shirley Weber’s vacant seat following her historic Secretary of State appointment. Based on Munguia and Dr. Weber’s proven records as community … Continued
Nearly 160 million voters turned out for the 2020 election, and special interests spent $14 billion to influence us. That’s more than twice what was spent in 2016. Instead of having special interests trying to buy our votes, we need to have elections that are clean, open, and fair. That’s why we need to pass H.R. 1 … Continued
Joining is the 1.4 million-member activist group Courage California, whose online petition drive demands Feinstein ditch the filibuster so the Senate can pass HR1.
Two prominent, politically progressive organizations have launched a campaign to fight back against the recall effort.
Via Lara Korte | Sacramento Bee: Capitol Alert Following Gavin Newsom’s state of the state address, in which he tried to make the case for why he is still the best leader for California, members of the API community Wednesday morning praised the Democratic leader, and reiterated his message that a recall was a “partisan power grab.” … Continued
America is suffering through a deadly pandemic and an economic crisis, and what did Devin Nunes do? In true Nunes fashion, he skipped a critical COVID-19 relief bill vote to go to Florida and push the Big (and dangerous) Lie that Donald Trump had the election stolen from him. At the 2021 CPAC convention, Devin … Continued
After the violence of the past four years culminating in the January 6 Insurrection, we’ve come to see just how vulnerable our current state of democracy is. That’s why Congress re-introduced H.R.1 — the For the People Act — which would be the first step in removing corporate and foreign influence from our elections and make … Continued