Bill Lockyer

California State Treasurer

Guest

Treasurer of the State of California

 

Bill Lockyer on KCRW

America's two biggest pension funds are the  California Teachers'  and  Public Employees' Retirement Systems  — abbreviated as CalSTRS  and CalPERS.

State Treasurer Calls for Divestment from Gun Companies

America's two biggest pension funds are the California Teachers' and Public Employees' Retirement Systems — abbreviated as CalSTRS  and CalPERS.

from Which Way, L.A.?

In the second half of our program, we'll hear about the political maneuvering in Washington over raising the debt ceiling.

California Has Much at Stake in Debt Limit Debate

In the second half of our program, we'll hear about the political maneuvering in Washington over raising the debt ceiling.

from Which Way, L.A.?

There have been rumors in Washington that some states, including California, are in such bad shape they should be allowed to  declare bankruptcy .

Lockyer Blasts Bankruptcy Idea for States

There have been rumors in Washington that some states, including California, are in such bad shape they should be allowed to declare bankruptcy .

from Which Way, L.A.?

More from KCRW

Ana Dolores Vasquez was a mother who devoted her life to caring for a son with a disability. She died of COVID-19 in December 2020.

from KCRW Features

Online sales have skyrocketed during the pandemic, and so have the mountains of packaging that protect those orders in transit.

from Greater LA

“There's now more cannabis workers than there are aircraft pilots and engineers, dentists, painters or EMTs and electrical engineers,” says David Downs, Senior Editor at Leafly.com.

from KCRW Features

During the pandemic, many renters have stayed in their homes because of local and state eviction protections, but are still on the hook for back rent.

from Greater LA

Josh Barro talks with Megan McArdle and Christine Emba about the decision to end mask mandates in certain states as vaccination continues, covid relief and stimulus payments, the…

from Left, Right & Center

Santa Barbara is the latest city in California to consider phasing out fossil fuels by requiring new construction to be all-electric.

from Greater LA

The Biden administration and the CDC say it’s safe for teachers to return to classrooms before they’re vaccinated. California Governor Gavin Newsom agrees.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Streaming services are constantly looking for ways to fight churn, which is when viewers sign up for a service and then drop it after they’ve watched a particular show.

from Hollywood Breakdown

Josh Barro and Ken White talk about if another Trump campaign would be a useful shield against legal issues, and more.

from All the Presidents' Lawyers