Health Care will be the hot topic for the California political community in 2007. The Pacific Research Institute offers its views.
The Reason Foundation ranks state highway systems based on cost effectiveness. California is 48th.
The gay marriage debate tends to be framed as a battle in the culture war, but the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law examines the impact on businesses. On balance, researchers see good things for businesses and public coffers.
With another tech boom underway, the Bay Area Economic Forum presents essays on global competition and the business climate.
Environment California Research and Policy Center summarizes what it sees as the evidence of global warming.
How to expand health care for children? The California Healthcare Foundation offers a recipe. First, simplify. That means streamlining a welter of programs. Second, automate. Technology can be our friend. And third, follow the leader. Some counties are already doing great things. Others should follow suit.
PACE examines efforts to improve student achievement at three case-study districts: Lemon Grove, Long Beach, and Ceres.