This handy pamphlet provides a plain-language
explanation of what decision-makers need to know about
California’s transparency laws (the Brown Act and the Public
Download the electronic copy at right.
Institute for Local Government
1400 K Street, Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95814-3916
Telephone: (916) 658-8208
The Institute is very grateful to Richards, Watson & Gershon,
LLP, whose financial support
of the Institute in 2010 made this pamphlet possible.
The Institute would like to thank the City Attorney’s Brown Act