Prop 37 to be decided by dollars, not debate

| November 6, 2012 |
The role of outside money in the fight against Proposition 37 has become a case study of how public policy in California evolves by dollars, not debate. Whatever your opinion is on Proposition 37, the attempt at requiring companies operating in California to provide labels if their foods contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms), one issue is clear: California’s ballot initiative process is in desperate need of reform.

The role of outside money in the fight against Proposition 37 has become a case study of how public policy in California evolves by dollars, not debate.

Whatever your opinion is on Proposition 37, the attempt at requiring companies operating in California to provide labels if their foods contain GMOs (genetically modified organisms), one issue is clear: California’s ballot initiative process is in desperate need of reform.

View the original article here: Near Death of Proposition 37 Proves California’s Initiative Process Needs Reform