Rebuilding our Public Facilities: A Smart Investment Strategy for Infrastructure

Bill Hauck
Member of the California Forward Leadership Council and a former Chair of the California Constitution Revision Commission

California has made great progress getting its fiscal house in order—with recent forecasts from the Governor’s Department of Finance and the Legislative Analyst providing a reassuring reminder of how an improving economy, fiscal restraint, and growing tax revenue can bring the state budget into balance.  But our state still faces a major challenge: Finding a […]

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State of the State: Leading Toward a More Effective Government

Bill Hauck
Member of the California Forward Leadership Council and a former Chair of the California Constitution Revision Commission

California Governor Jerry Brown outlined an increasingly optimistic view of California in his State of the State speech today (Wednesday). He spoke of an improving California economy; indeed, it does seem that California is on the mend. He also pointedly spoke to what our state government should be, for which he must be congratulated. He […]

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