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It's Time For Constitutional Reform

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    "The people have the right of access to information concerning the conduct of the people's business, and, therefore, the meetings of public bodies and the writings of public officials and agencies shall be open to public scrutiny." - California Constitution, Declaration of Rights, Article 1

     Want to learn more?

     Follow these links to learn about various approaches to constitutional reform in California: 
    Little Hoover Commission: State's ability to reform itself
    http://www.lhc.ca.gov/lhcdir/186/Report186.pdf
    California Forward: Responsible revenue reform 
    http://www.caforward.org/
    What kinds of reform are needed?
    Political Columnist, Dan Walters, The Sacramento Bee
    http://www.sacbee.com/walters/story/1829431.html
    Bay Area Council calls for California constitutional convention:
    http://www.bayareacouncil.org/takeaction_ccc.php
    Media summary of proposed California constitutional reform:
    http://www.bayareacouncil..org/takeaction_ccc_media.php
    An independent economic research organization specializing in the analysis and study of California: Center for the Continuing Study of the California Economy
    http://www.caforward.org/
    Center for the Continuing Study of California - Report on the fiscal impact of key economic and demographic trends on our state:
    California’s Future Economy and Population: Implications for a Fiscal Policy Agenda
    Find and contact your state representatives:
    http://www.legislature.ca.gov/port-zipsearch.html

    NBC Bay Area Editorial - Constitutional Reform

    [BAY] NBC Bay Area Editorial - Constitutional Reform
    NBC Bay Area Editorial - Constitutional Reform (Published Thursday, July 16, 2009)