California fights back against Trump’s federal agenda

Financial Times quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the schism between President Donald Trump and California’s policies. “There haven’t been such dramatic fissures between the White House and California before,” says Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a professor of public policy at the University of Southern California. She believes Mr Trump has directed…

In Clash Between California and Trump, It’s One America Versus Another

The New York Times quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about the political identity of California. Beyond demographics and politics, charting its own course is part of the identity of California. “We are the frontier,” said Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a political scientist at the University of Southern California. “Beyond us, there’s nothing…

Ranking every Ohio city, county for size of minority population – Census Snapshot

The Plain Dealer quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about California’s system of redistricting. Several Greater Cleveland cities, including Warrensville Heights, East Cleveland and Bedford Heights, are among the 17 cities in Ohio where minority groups now make up a majority of the population, according to an analysis of new estimates released…

RoseAnn DeMoro Has Political Enemies Everywhere. But the Nurses Union Chief Might Save Our Health Care.

Mother Jones quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how the head of the California Nurses Association exerts political influence. According to recent studies and polls, 67 percent of Californians (and 60 percent of all Americans) said they thought the government should guarantee universal health care coverage. And the vast majority of California nurses want single-payer.…

State of Affairs: What was CA’s most significant political story of 2017?

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about President Donald Trump’s policy clashes with California. Trump versus California on so many policy decisions: immigration, DACA, and what is next for the Dreamers. Healthcare, environment, taxes, national monuments and on and on and on. There’s been a political as well as…

2018’s Biggest Politics Questions What will happen with Trump, Mueller, the new tax law and more?

U.S. News & World Report quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about her expectations for the second year of Donald Trump’s presidency. I tracked down Sherry Bebitch Jeffe, a professor of public policy communication at the University of Southern California. Her response didn’t take long. In fact, and relevantly so, it wasn’t…

Keeping Calm and Carrying On

Fox & Hounds Daily published commentary by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on the similarities between American and British politics and society. Sexual harassment stories are peppering the newspapers and newscasts in Britain, just as they are here.  English politicians, news presenters and entertainers are the fodder for allegations…

State of Affairs: London Breed’s biggest challenges, CA, FCC showdown looms

KPCC-FM’s “Take Two” interviewed Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School about a proposal to keep net neutrality regulations alive in California and Gov. Jerry Brown’s issues with the congressional tax reform bill. Today on State of Affairs: Acting mayor London Breed takes over in San Francisco after the sudden death of Mayor Ed…

Healthcare May Be Hazardous To Political Health

Fox & Hounds Daily published an editorial by Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School and Doug Jeffe on how politicians must address health care among highly partisan constituents. The health care system, in America and in California, is far from perfect and a number of fixes and upgrades are clearly in order. Nationally…