By Ben Christopher, CALmatters
CALmatters is an independent public interest journalism venture covering California state politics and government.
February 11, 2018 (Sacramento) - Direct democracy can be an exhausting business.
This year civically engaged Californians will be expected to have informed opinions about affordable housing and park funding, how best to divvy up cap-and-trade money, how to spend the state’s new gas tax money, and when new voter-approved laws ought to be enacted.
And those are just the measures on the ballot so far.