California should convene representative samples of the public to deliberate about the merits and drawbacks of ballot propositions and make recommendations that would appear in the voter handbook.
California should convene representative samples of the public to deliberate about public interest propositions that should go on the ballot with a reduced number of signatures.
California should apply sales tax to services and use the money to lower personal income tax rates.
California should develop a “one-stop shop” for easier access by the public to government services dealing with unemployment and poverty.
Congress should modify federal laws to allow states like California to have higher than federal standards on clean air, clean water, and climate change regulations.
California should team up with other like-minded states like Oregon, Washington, Colorado, and New York and create inter-state compacts on issues ranging from health insurance to the environment.
California should open foreign offices in its top trading countries in order to strengthen its economy and its international ties.
Elections for the State Assembly should be in multi-member districts of five members, with each party getting the number of representatives proportional to their votes within the district.
California should double its worker training budget for government employees to emphasize topics focused on efficiency and effectiveness.
California should extend its sales tax to digital media advertising and use the proceeds to support a fund for non-profit media organizations.