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
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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.
Argus - California's climate policies should serve as a model for international action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, governor Jerry Brown (D) said.
Sacramento symposium charts economic costs and the advantages of taking the California model global.
Professor Daniel Mazmanian of the USC Price School of Public Policy has been named the new academic director of the USC Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy.
In the first day of meetings held in Sacramento, the UC Board of Regents on Wednesday reviewed a report that outlined improvements to the transfer student pathway, as well as presentations regarding sexual assault and an upcoming Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory campus.
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.
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
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.
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.
One might assume that a legislature that just gained a Democratic supermajority would become more liberal and more combative with business interests. But the opposite happened when Democrats secured two-thirds of all seats in the Senate and Assembly - along with control of the governor's office - in Sacramento in 2013.