VETO! Sacramento Bee Says Anti-Petition Bill Would Only Empower California Special Interests

Wed, Jul 20 2011 by Staff

SilenceThe Sacramento Bee, one of California’s largest newspapers, is calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to veto a bill (SB 168) that would prohibit petition circulators from being paid by the signature. The Bee correctly points out that the legislation would only serve to empower special interests while silencing grassroots voter groups: