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RSS Loren Kaye on Fox & Hounds

  • It’s Getting Crowded At The Top January 10, 2017
    “Is that all?” That’s my guess as what would be the modal response from budget pressure groups, disappointed at the Governor’s less than fulsome funding of various spending programs released in today’s proposed 2017-18 state budget. Uncertainty about the economy, about federal tax policy, and most importantly about taxpayer behavior, supports a prudent approach from […]
  • California Factors Dampen Upward Mobility For The Poor January 6, 2017
    Children born to low-income parents in California have slightly higher lifetime earnings than children born to low-income parents in other states – but not because they live in California. Researchers credit the better income mobility to the parents. In fact, these same children would have experienced even greater upward income mobility had they grown up […]
  • California voters also reflect middle class anxiety December 14, 2016
    Academic researchers from top American universities delivered some dispiriting news last week: Barely half of 30-year-olds earn more than their parents did at a similar age, an enormous decline from the early 1970s when the incomes of nearly all offspring outpaced their parents. As reported by the Wall Street Journal, even rapid economic growth won’t do much to reverse […]
  • Little Policy Innovation From Ballot Measures November 15, 2016
    The laboratories of democracy were relatively quiet last week. Voters in 35 states considered 154 measures on their ballots, but few broke new ground. Even California, often considered the bellwether for new voter-driven policies and flush with 17 measures on the ballot, behaved conventionally. The most far-reaching and unpredictable measures on California’s ballot failed. Proposition […]
  • More transparency in politics and policy October 13, 2016
    “Transparency” may be more than just a buzzword come 2017. Proposition 54, teed up for the November ballot, would mandate the Legislature enforce a three-day public notice before voting on any bill, eliminating back-room, late-night deals that would otherwise shrivel in the light of day. Any citizen, regulated party or reporter could review and digest legislative amendments […]

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I knew it: recycled Reagan administration. https://t.co/tW1HJd5v28
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“I said ‘If you have to lie, cheat and steal, do it,’” Ms. Kuehl said. #leadership https://t.co/99EZeXyLw8
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Wow what a kicker: More than $1B in environmental review costs for HSR. Now that’s job creation! @LATpoliticsCA https://t.co/aCChSW9SEn
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Joe Nation was a fine Assm, but no GOP from Marin since Bill Filante in the 80s. @AlexCVassar @LATimesSkelton https://t.co/bCxa3xsmSA
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Reminder: cap and trade reauthorization doesn't need a 2/3 vote. The auction tax does. https://t.co/1pUvnoakHv
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I blogged … It's getting crowded at the top. Just a few taxpayers are supporting a bigger budget. @FHDaily https://t.co/dN8Kwucn0t
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I blogged ... California factors dampen upward mobility for the poor. @FHDaily @LAO_CA https://t.co/tB7dkhn64w
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1. How will NY pay for it? 2. Does NY have Medi-Cal, etc pressures? cf David Crane: https://t.co/JEQpeNV2mx https://t.co/VIx65cje8b
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