Special to the Mercury News: California legislators should have to wear NASCAR-style logos of bill sponsors

July 29, 2010's Executive Director Daniel Newman wrote this opinion piece in Thursday's Mercury News: Lawmakers in Sacramento say they represent the people. But voters have little to do with who really runs our state. Corporations and lobbyists pay to get lawmakers elected, then write the laws that govern us. So it's time to stop pretending. Lawmakers should be required to wear logos, NASCAR-style, of the companies that sponsor their campaigns and write our laws.   Read the full article on