In the present politically corrupt climate that dominates like never before in this day and age, this just seems like a no-brainer.
It seems to have passed in progressive Seattle, as well as Maine. It would be nice to see it pass in the rest of the country, as well.
Perhaps it is an idea who's time has finally come. One should hope so, given the levels of corruption and control over the government by powerful special interests. If we want to restore real democracy, this would be a good first step, at the very least.
Here are a few links about this incredibly important, even urgent, topic: