Bedrosian to Host California Assembly Speaker Pérez

by Jeremy Loudenback On October 22, the Bedrosian Center receives a visit from one of the state’s most influential lawmakers as part of the Leading from the West conversation series. California Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez will talk about the most important policy issues facing California, review the California Legislature’s busy year of legislation, and share lessons…

Pérez’s Leadership Marked Productive 2013 for Assembly

by Jeremy Loudenback As California Legislature reached the end of its legislative term last month, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) looked back on a busy year of legislation, headlined by the passage of a balanced budget. “In this first year of our two-year session we passed an on-time balanced budget for the third year in…

Leading from the West: A Conversation with Mayor Villaraigosa on Transportation

This special, invitation only event with Los Angeles Mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa is part of the Leading from the West series, and sponsored by the Bedrosian Center on Governance, METRANS, and the Sol Price School of Public Policy. Bedrosian Center Director Raphael Bostic and METRANS center Director Gen Giuliano will talk with Mayor Villaraigosa about the…

Leading from the West: A Conversation with City Managers

The Leading from the West speaker series, is a platform that offers insight into effective governance through conversations with major western leaders of our time, sponsored by the USC Bedrosian Center on Governance. Tom Bakaly, City Manager of Hermosa Beach, CA Betsy Fretwell, City Manager of Las Vegas, NV Ted Gaebler, City Manager of Rancho…