Accountability

Courage Campaign fights to hold our political leaders and most powerful corporations accountable to the will of the people.

Are companies like Chevron paying their fair share to California?

UPDATE: Corporate lobbyists defeated our common sense bill in August of 2012, but we'll be back. Sign the petition and we'll keep you posted.

Keep us fighting corporate lobbyists and holding Sacramento accountable!

Courage Campaign just finished its most effective year fighting for progressive legislation in Sacramento, but this is only the beginning of we can accomplish by raising our voices together. Become a recurring monthly donor to ensure we can expand our aggressive people-powered fights for transparency and accountability.

The TV Ad that Could Pass Prop. 30 (VIDEO)

UPDATE: We won! In November 2012, Prop. 30 passed with 55% of the vote. The ad was played in the Los Angeles market prior to the election and helped lead to Prop. 30's passage.

Check out the 2012 California Progressive Voter Guide

Are you ready to vote on all 11 (eleven!) propositions on California's November 2012 ballot? Check out our Progressive Voter Guide and learn what California's most trusted progressive organizations think about each one.

How Much Does Kim Kardashian Pay in Taxes? (VIDEO)

The Millionaires Tax campaign is over. After mobilizing massive grassroots support for the initiative, we convinced Gov. Brown to combine his proposed initiative with ours creating Proposition 30, which passed with 55% of the vote in November 2012!

Do You Want Millionaires to Pay their Fair Share in California?

The Millionaires Tax campaign is over. After mobilizing massive grassroots support for the initiative, we convinced Gov. Brown to combine his proposed initiative with ours creating Proposition 30, which passed with 55% of the vote in November 2012!

Courage Members Storm Sacramento

We helped pass a whopping 7 pieces of progressive legislation for California this year, including Election Day Voter Registration, the Homeowner Bill of Rights, a ban on Sexual Orientation Change "Therapy" for Minors, the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, and Multilingual Ballot Measure Access.

Tell the Log Cabin Republicans: Don't endorse Romney/Ryan!

In 2004, the Log Cabin Republicans withheld their endorsement from President Bush because of his support for a Federal Marriage Amendment and other anti-gay policies. There is no daylight between Bush and the Romney/Ryan ticket -- Romney and Ryan would set our movement for full LGBT equality back decades. Join the Mitt Gets Worse campaign in respectfully calling on the Log Cabin Republicans to withhold their endorsement from the Romney/Ryan campaign!

Who paid to put out Chevron's fire?

More than 80 firefighters from six Bay Area cities fought Chevron's refinery blaze for five hours before it was extinguished. Does Chevron pay enough state taxes to cover this huge public expense? Help us pass Corporate Tax Transparency (AB 2439) so we can find out.

Fight the Chamber and Help 7 Million Low-Wage Workers Avoid Retirement Poverty

Seven million Californians have no access to an employer's retirement plan and half will have to live on $5 a day when they retire, if they can. Support SB 1234 and give low-wage workers a chance at retirement without risking a penny of taxpayer dollars.

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