Free Press

Local communities are alerted to government fraud & corruption, corporations dumping toxic waste in local waterways, sex trafficking, public safety needs, policy failures, and so much more.  Local journalism keeps the government and corporations accountable, and can shine lights on who and what we all really are. Local journalism connects us and all the dots. 

However Billionaires and Private Equity firms continue to purchase our local media only to defund, and drastically alter the content, quality, voice & benefit of local news for communities across #OurCalifornia.  We deserve better.  Local journalism must be treated as the public good it is in order to hold power to account.  As your Governor I will: