Polluter Accountability Act

What Do You Do With a Supermajority? Be Very Careful!

As Cara observes, California Democrats seem to have achieved the unachievable in Sacramento — a 2/3 majority, allowing them to raise taxes without permission of the GOP.  It’s not quite there, because a couple of state Senators were elected to Congress, and as soon as they take their seats, special elections will need to be …


Initiative Watch: The Polluter Accountability Act

California’s Legislature did manage last year to stanch some of the state’s initiative craziness when it passed a law mandating that all initiative appear on the general election ballot, not the primary ballot.  Now, our ballot “pamphlets” won’t resemble a phone book every election.  (The fact that general elections get higher turnout, and thus tend to …