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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.

Chris Matthews Offers Lesson In Respectful Politics

On the University of Southern California campus, the USC Schwarzenegger Institute has worked to bring attention to taking the politics out of policymaking. As part of that mission, Chris Matthews will speak at USC about his book and the importance of learning from Reagan and O’Neil. 

Politico: A prime time for learning

There is a large and growing body of evidence showing that comprehensive after-school programs help inspire kids to learn and help working families.

The Wrap

James Cameron, Ron Meyer to Headline First Schwarzenegger Institute Symposium at USC

California Sees Gridlock Ease in Governing

Before Washington, California was the national symbol of partisan paralysis and government dysfunction. This was the place where voter initiatives slashed the power of state lawmakers, runaway deficits and gridlocked budgets were the rule of the day.

Obamacare and Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Obamacare funding debate in Washington falls on deaf ears here in California. We aren't arguing over why the law was passed; we are too busy working together on how best to implement it.

Schwarzenegger legacy: Environmental protection

Schwarzenegger signed laws requiring the state's energy to come from a growing percentage of clean renewables and making solar affordable for every household; and perhaps the most prominent example of environmental leadership was AB 32, the historic bipartisan legislation that made California a leader in fighting climate change.