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Proponents of Voter-Approved Legislative Transparency Oppose Proposed Senate Rules Limiting Californian’s Rights to Record Legislative Proceedings

SCR-38 Language Violates California State Constitution as Amended by Prop. 54 Passed in November 2016,  Limits Press Access to Record Legislative Proceedings SACRAMENTO –  Today the proponents of Proposition 54 – the California Legislature Transparency Act which passed with 65 percent voter approval in November 2016 – delivered a letter to Senator Kevin de Leon opposing […]

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Republican Assemblymembers Announce Legislation to Bring Assembly Rules in Line with Constitutional Requirements of Proposition 54

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: William Kolkey June 12, 2017 (424) 278-3752   Republican Assemblymembers Announce Legislation to Bring Assembly Rules in Line with Constitutional Requirements of Proposition 54; Call for 89 Bills Passed in Violation of Constitution to Receive Second Vote in Assembly   WHAT: Press conference to announce legislation to bring Assembly Rules in […]

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Broad-based Coalition Sends Letter to Governor Brown and Senate Pro Tem de León Regarding Assembly’s Lack of Adherence to Voter-Approved Prop. 54

Coalition warns that dozens of bills that passed out of Assembly without 72-hour notice risk invalidation SACRAMENTO, CA – A broad-based group of Proposition 54 supporters today sent letters to Governor Jerry Brown and Senate Pro Tem Kevin de León expressing their dismay that more than 50 bills were passed out of the Assembly last […]

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Broad-based Coalition Urges California Legislature to Properly Implement Proposition 54 Transparency Provisions

Coalition warns failure to fully implement voter-approved measure could invalidate important legislation, restrict public and press recordings of proceedings SACRAMENTO, CA – A broad-based coalition of Proposition 54 supporters today sent a letter to the California state Legislature urging lawmakers to create rules to properly implement the new law’s transparency measures – or risk important […]

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Prop 54 Coalition Offers to Assist Legislative Leaders As They Draft Rules to Implement New Requirements

December 2, 2016 – With the California Legislature expected to adopt its new Legislative Rules early next week, the Prop 54 coalition has offered to assist legislative leaders in an effort to ensure the Legislative Rules accurately reflect the letter and spirit of Prop 54’s provisions. Because Proposition 54 has been thoroughly vetted by its supporters, […]

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