Prop H will make it easier for businesses to set up shop or readapt their space, all while preventing nosey neighbors from bringing everything to a halt.
Two November ballot initiatives would introduce ranked-choice voting in two more states.
The costly fight over a “right to repair” proposal has led to a lot of cybersecurity fearmongering.
A November ballot initiative would pit minority communities against each other.
Rideshare drivers and delivery people are still going to have to beg voters to let them work.
Colorado Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal From Housing Activists Who Claimed Inaccurate Election Guidance Doomed Their Ballot Initiative
City officials repeatedly gave activists false information about the requirements for getting their initiative on the ballot.
Lawmakers and courts are trying to force them to put drivers on their payrolls. They're threatening to take a freeway out of the state entirely.
Bail bond companies fight to protect their industry, while some civil rights groups worry the reforms won't actually reduce pretrial detentions.
California's Attorney General Decides How Ballot Initiatives Are Summarized. He's Happy To Abuse This Power.
Xavier Becerra conceals tax increases and reframes a gig economy proposition to hurt its chances.
Boulder Officials Told Campaigns They Had Until August to Qualify for the City Ballot. Now They Say the Deadline Was Actually in June.
The switch threatens an initiative to repeal Boulder's restrictions on unrelated people living together.
San Francisco Has Added a Lot of Jobs but Not Enough Housing. City Voters Approved a Ballot Initiative That Cuts Back on the Jobs.
The city's voters, politicians, and activists should stop trying to dictate how exactly their city will change over the years. They’re not very good at it.
Californians' tax rates are among the nation's highest in almost every category, but their property tax levels have remained reasonable. That could change soon.
Voters will decide next year whether to impose it.
"Whether you're using this plant for a medical reason, or a spiritual reason, or a recreational reason, you should not be going to jail or losing your children for it."
It's already very hard to force issues like medical marijuana legalization to a vote there.
Industry representatives succeed in forcing a referendum on reforms passed by lawmakers.
A law signed in August will eliminate cash bail entirely in the Golden State, and quite a few jobs in the process.
Bruce Poliquin is currently ahead. But a new requirement that he get a majority vote could unseat him.
Amendment 9 bundled two seemingly unrelated prohibitions into one ban-happy ballot initiative.
California Rent Control Ballot Initiative Goes Down in Flames. Free Marketers Should Not Be Too Hasty in Celebrating Its Demise.
Prop 10 is dead, but support for rent control is alive and well in the Golden State.
California Is Starting to Make Halting Progress Toward Alleviating Its Housing Shortage. This Ballot Initiative Could Kill That Progress.
Prop. 10 would give cities free reign to reimpose rent control.
Measure 1 would introduce "approval voting" to the city, meaning voters wouldn't have to abandon independent and third-party choices.
Voters shouldn't be asked to make decisions about how much space a chicken needs in its cage.
What could possibly go wrong?
The vague wording of Marsy's Laws allows law enforcement to classify themselves as "victims" after shooting suspects.
A ballot initiative planned for 2020 would let voters kill the overbudgeted, underfunded, behind-schedule monstrosity.
Critics have sued, saying the "bundled" initiative violates the First Amendment.
End of a Jim Crow-era law a potential win for jury nullification.
Proposal to break Golden State into 3 yanked from the ballot.
The question now: Will the governor and her allies try to override the will of the voters?
The measure would make Michigan the 10th state to legalize cannabis for recreational use.
The measure would also require officers to render first aid directly after shootings and undergo new training.
Some would rather have overdoses than risk "destigmatizing" addiction.
Ballot initiatives may be permitted to ignore two-thirds vote rule. Prepare for corruption.
A union-controlled state agency trying to overturn a citizen initiative passed in San Diego has finally been rebuffed in court.
Organizer decides he wants to continue to live in Russia.
How long can anger over Trump's election sustain activism?
Large farms have been stung by two recent setbacks. What's next?
Kamala Harris wins in the Senate, and a slew of Propositions were voted on
A secession movement thinks (incorrectly) the state is just one big progressive playground.
Ballot Measure Calling for Price Controls on Prescription Drugs Narrowly Fails After $125 Million Fight
Major fight between special interests ends with narrow win for "No" campaign in Prop 61. It was the most expensive ballot initiative campaign in the country.
Initiative introducing 'ranked-choice' voting passes.