Mark Pisano

former Executive Director, Southern California Association of Governments

Guest

Senior fellow at the USC School of Policy, Planning and Development; former Executive Director of the Southern California Association of Governments

Mark Pisano on KCRW

In the aftermath of  last week's election , education is on the chopping block, non-violent prisoners will be getting out early and California may be the only state in a first-world…

Voters Put Essential Services on the Chopping Block

In the aftermath of last week's election , education is on the chopping block, non-violent prisoners will be getting out early and California may be the only state in a first-world…

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Together, the  Ports of Long Beach  and  Los Angeles  handle more cargo than any other harbor in the US and provide more well-paying jobs by far than Hollywood.

Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles Go for Cleaner Air

Together, the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles handle more cargo than any other harbor in the US and provide more well-paying jobs by far than Hollywood.

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California voters passed $43 billion worth of  new bonds  to relieve overcrowded highways and schools, repair levees and provide affordable housing.  That's almost half the state's…

The Voters have Spoken: Now, Who Gets the Money?

California voters passed $43 billion worth of new bonds to relieve overcrowded highways and schools, repair levees and provide affordable housing.  That's almost half the state's…

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