California Legislative Analyst's Office
Senior fiscal and policy analyst in the California Legislative Analyst's Office
The US Supreme Court has ruled that California's overcrowded prisons constitute cruel and unusual punishment.
Aug. 15, 2012from Which Way, L.A.?
Theresa May announced her resignation today, ending three years as British Prime Minister. Brexit marked her tenure from beginning to end.
May. 24from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
To our detriment, California has lost touch with one of its greatest thinkers.
Jun. 13from Zócalo's Connecting California
Nearly 59,000 people are living on the streets or in vehicles.
Jun. 4from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The biggest story of modern times is bad for audience ratings. To save money, news outlets are hiding the truth of environmental disaster.
May. 27from To the Point
Jet aircraft contribute 2% of all greenhouse gases--raising challenging questions. Is there a moral obligation to travel less? What are the alternatives to going by plane?
Jun. 17from To the Point
New York Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand tweeted on Wednesday -- after Robert Mueller spoke out on his report -- that impeachment hearings must start.
May. 30from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Former Colorado governor John Hickenlooper is known for his centrist views.
Jun. 3from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
High winds and heat in Northern California recently caused PG&E to shut off power to communities in the Sierra Foothills.
Jun. 10from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
President Trump has invited Iran to “pick up the phone and call” him. He’s also threatened the “end” of that country. It’s the latest act in a long international drama.
May. 23from To the Point