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Loss of a District

Spectrum News 1 featured Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College on what it means for California to lose a seat in the House of Representatives. “One less district means a little bit less spending that will be directed toward California.”    

Law enforcement reform

KCRW-FM featured Erroll Southers of the USC Price School on his recommendations for law enforcement reform. “We [in California] have the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights, which makes it really difficult for researchers and journalists to document and analyze misconduct. They create substantial barriers for communities seeking to address Read more…

Budgets are public policy

by Chrysa Perakis

The USC Price School of Public Policy and the Bedrosian Center on Governance are honored to have California State Controller Betty Yee as this month’s Lunch with a Leader special guest. Controller Yee served two terms on the California Board of Equalization before being elected Controller in November 2014. She was overwhelmingly re-elected for a second term in 2018.

Southern California elected officials slam Trump for trying to block states from setting clean air standards

Los Angeles Daily News quoted Lisa Schweitzer of the USC Price School on President Trump using California auto emissions standards to build political support.

“As far as I can see, President Trump wants to fix something that isn’t broken to score short-term political points,” said Lisa Schweitzer, an urban planning professor at USC.

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How California is building its own wall of resistance against Trump

CBC Radio Canada quoted Christian Grose of the USC Dornsife College about California’s shift more to the left with Gavin Newsom as the state’s governor. California’s new governor seems “a little bit more partisan” than his predecessor, Jerry Brown, according to Christian Grose, a political scientist at the University of Southern California who studies partisanship.   Full Read more…

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