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Bill would strengthen public's right to comment before votes

“The people of this State do not yield their sovereignty to the agencies which serve them,” says California Code Section 54950 of The Ralph M. Brown Act, the state's bedrock open-government law. cure for diabetes But that’s not always the

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Prop. 30 silver lining: Open meeting law restored

Dec. 21, 2012 By John Hrabe Taxpayers have billions of reasons to gripe about Proposition 30 and one reason to cheer. Gov. Jerry Brown’s multi-billion dollar tax initiative contained a little-known and frequently misunderstood provision that effectively restored the state’s

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Brown Hates Open Meetings?

MARCH 9, 2011 Where Governor Jerry Brown is concerned, anything goes. It’s a mistake to call him a mere liberal — while I have no doubt that he adheres to some vague progressive impulses, he is fully capable of proposing

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