How California Became Ungovernable
posted by Rob Gurwitt That's the title of an excellent rundown exploring that question by Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine, former high-profile political editors ...
posted by Rob Gurwitt
That's the title of an excellent rundown exploring that question by Jerry Roberts and Phil Trounstine, former high-profile political editors at the San Francisco Chronicle and San Jose Mercury-News who now blog at Calbuzz.
First on their list of "six key factors that have made California impossible to govern"? Prop. 13. If you've been looking for a handy way of understanding where the dross came from in the Golden State, this is it.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Obama Unveils Tougher Climate Rules for States Than Expected6 hours ago
Texas AG Arrested for 3 Felony Charges6 hours ago
Paxton Joins Long List of Texas Politicians Who Have Been Indicted7 hours ago
States With Expanded Medicaid Can Better Treat Mental Illness8 hours ago
Increased Competition Controlled Premiums on Health Exchanges14 hours ago
Probation May Sound Light, But Punishments Can Land Hard14 hours ago