Skeptical About How City Government Spends Your Hard-Earned Tax Dollars? Concerned about sharp spikes in crime? Potholes costing you money?

It's time for the citizens of San Jose to take a closer look at how our City leaders spend the money we give them.

Join us in saving San Jose! 

  • CFR produced research, analysis reports, position papers, and presentations
  • Responses to official government reports and statements

Citizens for Fiscal Responsibility

Promoting financial sustainability in San Jose through common sense government 

  • Links to documents and websites for further study and information.
  • Published articles and op ed's written by CFR Board Members
  • News articles pertaining to the CFR mission

The 2017/2018 budget process has begun.  Be part of the process - be part of the solution!

Read CFR's Response to the 2016/2017 Mayor's Budget Message here.

CFR strongly asserts that all future city tax ballot measures must include the following stipulations in order to enhance the city's ability to be fiscally responsible and accountable to its citizens:

Proposed Stipulations on New Taxes