And Then There Were Three

A California ballot initiative proposes splitting the state into three.

California's robust referendum system has placed an idea on the ballot that has banging around for some time. Cal-3, the…

The proponents of this move cite California's poor rankings on everything from education to quality of life to make the case for splitting the state. Perhaps the most ironic thing the group asserts is that better decision making and accountability improve when decisions are made closer to those affected by them. Yes, that is correct. An activist group in California is making making the case for a more limited role of central government.