After several years of seemingly perpetual budget crisis, most Californians would agree that our state’s government is fundamentally broken. The question then becomes, what should be done to fix it? A group of Californians is pushing for a radical but increasingly viable option—starting over from scratch with a constitutional convention to rewrite the state constitution. What should a new state charter look like?
Jim Wunderman, president & CEO of the Bay Area Council; member of the Repair California coalition
Rick Jacobs, founder & chair of the Courage Campaign
Bob Stern, president of the Center for Governmental Studies