Tag: best & worst

April 13, 2015
April 13, 2015
March 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback Worst in Governance Until a couple of weeks ago, Hillary Clinton’s path to the White House in 2016 was considered a fait accompli, lacking only a formal announcement…

March 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Government hasn’t always had a model relationship with technology, but the use of open data and other forward-thinking initiatives are helping to make governments more…

March 1, 2015

by Raphael Bostic When we started the Bedrosian Center Best and Worst in Governance feature, our goal was to highlight what’s going on in the field. And while we thought that…

February 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback January 2015 Worst in Governance That the United States is increasingly riven by strong partisan divisions is not exactly news in 2015. But the recent controversy around House…

February 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback January 2015 Best in Governance “Politics stops at the water’s edge” was the latter-day foreign-policy vision of Arthur Vandenberg, a one-time isolationist Republican senator from Michigan who fiercely…

January 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback December 2014 Worst in Governance The end of the year is usually a prosperous and celebratory time for Hollywood. That’s when studios unveil eagerly awaited blockbusters and critically…

January 13, 2015

by Jeremy Loudenback December 2014 Best in Governance Isolation is not working.  In the 55 years since the Cuban Revolution, relations between the United States and Cuba have remained frozen in…

December 10, 2014
December 10, 2014
November 3, 2014
September 9, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Los Angeles Unified School District An evidence-based approach to policy-making is a hallmark of good governance. By tying decision-making to what has been proven…

August 12, 2014
July 9, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance  U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit in New York  Release of the drone memo As the Obama administration has expanded the scope of…

June 10, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Seattle Mayor Ed Murray The issue of a minimum wage increase has received outsize attention in the past year. Conversations about widening inequality and persistent…

May 6, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Adam Silver Last week National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver came out with a decisive decision in response to odious remarks from Los…

April 1, 2014

by Jeremy Loudenback Best in Governance Mayor Lucy Lou The Mayor of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky, is not one to let sleeping dogs lie. Mayor Lucy Lou would rather go for a…

March 4, 2014

  Best in Governance Edward Snowden, Barack Obama, and the NSA Reforms A year ago, Edward Snowden was little known outside the shadowy world of national security. But since the one-time…

February 5, 2014

Best in Governance California Governor Brown Earlier this month, Gov. Brown’s State of the State speech served as another exclamation point on his superb track record in bringing California back from…

February 5, 2014

Best in Governance Speaker of the House John Boehner In February, the sweetest sound heard in Washington D.C. was a sigh of relief after Congress came to an unusually speedy…

January 14, 2014

by Raphael Bostic I am continually struck by how little governance issues are discussed as governance issues. Sure, the scandal or problem of the moment is given lots of attention, but…