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Although still in its infancy, the USC Schwarzenegger Institute has already generated extensive media coverage in connection with its mission and activities.

Schwarzenegger portrait is unveiled in Capitol

Former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, returning to Sacramento for the first time since leaving office, unveiled his official gubernatorial portrait at the Capitol on Monday, a lifelike image of the movie-star politician standing in front of the state seal. The Sacramento Bee

Brown touts climate program progress

Argus - California's climate policies should serve as a model for international action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, governor Jerry Brown (D) said.

UC Regent to Visit UCLA, Speaks with Students

Schwarzenegger Institute Global Director and University of California Regent, Bonnie Reiss, met with students at UCLA  as part of a larger effort to increase communication between the UC officials and students.

Panel focuses on Politicians and Their Constituents

The USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy and the Sol Price School of Public Policy collaborated on Wednesday morning to host the “Government and Leadership Conference: People Over Politics” symposium. - See more at: http://dailytrojan.com/2014/02/24/panel-focuses-on-politicians-and-their-constituents/#sthash.PYkAcvYs.dpuf
 

California Election Reforms Going National?

Will the California election reform movement that brought the state the top two primary and citizens redistricting soon be moving to other states? Not an unreasonable assumption if one listened to the opening discussion at the Schwarzenegger Institute’s conference on political reform at the University of Southern California yesterday.

Electoral Reforms Put People Ahead of Politics

It's been less than five years since voters approved two critical reforms to California's electoral system. Yet, because of these reforms, we are already seeing significant changes to the state's political landscape - and the changes are positive ones.