Local governments – counties, cities, and "special districts" such as school districts – provide many of the services that we use on a daily basis, from schools and police protection to the water in our faucets and the collection of our trash. Californians expect local governments to produce high-quality services, as cost-effectively as possible. Read More
California's lawmakers represent between 400,000 and 1 million constituents - the highest in the country. At the deliberative poll in late June, 400 Californians came together to discuss legislative representation and other topics of importance to the state. Here are some of their views.