February 7, 2019

California needs a public ombudsman

By CONOR FRIEDERSDORF The California State Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. on Aug. 30, 2016. (Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)  For 50 years, California law has required government agencies to make most records available to the public upon request, in keeping with the notion that the […]
February 1, 2019

Editorial | Public records ombudsman would be a public service in California

By The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board The California Public Records Act, passed in 1968, generally requires that most government agencies respond within 10 days to a request for public records. But at times, for decades, the intent and the letter of the law have been ignored. […]
December 7, 2018

Assemblyman Fong introduced legislative package to hold agencies accountable

  SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Assemblyman Vince Fong introduced a legislative package that would empower Californians to hold agencies accountable and ensure government transparency. The bill would allow the public to better interact with the government and currently stands in the Assembly Rules Committee where it […]
November 6, 2018

Assemblyman Vince Fong Overwhelmingly Re-elected

After tonight’s election, Assemblyman Fong was overwhelmingly re-elected to represent the residents of the 34th Assembly District.  He released the following statement.  “I am honored and humbled that the voters in the 34th Assembly District have entrusted me to represent our community in the State Legislature. This […]
October 18, 2018

Our campaign continues to pick up steam

Friend, We released another ad. I am working to make sure that hard-working families are helped by Sacramento. I want life to be easier, not put more restrictions on servers trying to get by. Vince Click here to watch ad
October 16, 2018

How many problems will it take for a real review of California’s DMV?

BY JIM PATTERSON AND VINCE FONG October 15, 2018 12:00 PM By now, most California drivers know there’s a serious problem with the Department of Motor Vehicles. Many know what it feels like to spend hours in the grips of a failing state bureaucracy. But recent […]