Capitol Weekly: Sharing debarment info protects taxpayers

By:  Dina Morsi, Executive Director, Norcal CIC

When it comes to expenditures of public funds, taxpayers of every political stripe deserve accountability. Above all, they want to know that their hard-earned dollars are not padding the pockets of unscrupulous actors who fail to honor the public’s trust.

California’s most recent legislative session delivered real protections on this metric, though you may not have heard about it yet.

The law in question—AB 1121—is designed to protect tens of billions of dollars in annual public construction investments.

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