Sacramento

Consumer Wins In Sacramento: The End of Session Scorecard

A win in the California statehouse on the last day of session usually means not losing too much, but last night California consumers  scored tangible victories.
Here is last night's statehouse scorecard:

Let Them Pay 2 Grand

Governor Jerry Brown’s signature on legislation increasing the filing fee for citizens who file ballot initiatives from $200 to $2,000 is the modern equivalent of the famous salvo attributed to Marie Antoinette upon hearing of a famine among the French peasants, “Let Them Eat Cake.”

If citizens are starved for better democracy, let them pay 2K.

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