public policy

Panel: California's Direct Democracy Process Needs Changes

Oct 24, 2013
Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

Three former leaders of California’s three branches of government disagree about whether the state’s direct democracy process is serving voters well – but they all agree on a potential way to improve it. Ben Adler has more from Sacramento on today’s Public Policy Institute of California panel. Capitol insiders packed a hotel ballroom to hear from three big names in California politics: former Governor Gray Davis, former Assembly Speaker Willie Brown and former California Chief Justice Ronald...