Voters made California a one-party state because they believe Democrats have the values and vision to take on our most intractable problems. And yet, too often in the past, Democratic leaders have backed down when holding large majorities in Sacramento.
This is why it is so imperative, now more than ever, to draw a clear line in the sand – with numbers, grades and facts – for the world to see who in Sacramento is doing their job, and who isn’t.
CourageScore.org gives legislators annual grades on their political courage. It reveals how well they stand up for their constituents over corporations or interest groups that exploit Californians, particularly the poor, the disadvantaged and communities of color.