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How California’s housing shortage chases away the middle class

Ethan Elkind, director, Climate Program at Berkeley Law | March 17, 2016

Next 10, a nonpartisan research entity (with whom I’ve worked on studies in the past), released a trio of reports that shows how California’s housing shortage and resulting high prices have chased middle class and low-wage residents out of the state:   California experienced a negative net domestic migration of 625,000 from 2007 to 2014. … Continue reading »

Arnold’s book: Questions The Governator did not answer

Ethan Rarick, director, Matsui Center | October 9, 2012

Here are five (admittedly wonky) questions that I wish Arnold Schwarzenegger had answered in his new book – and how he missed the boat on each. 1. What are the inside details of the process that led to the passage of AB 32, the state’s limit on greenhouse gas emissions? This would have been interesting … Continue reading »