Economic Development

March 7, 2014

Economic Development in a Post-Redevelopment World

Larry Kosmont explains the tools available to create economic development in California without redevelopment agencies.

February 12, 2014

Los Angeles 2020 Commission Report ‘Time for Truth,’ Highlighted by Mickey Kantor

TPR has excerpted a portion of the executive summary of the Los Angeles 2020 Commission report, accompanied by Commission Chair and former US Commerce Secretary Mickey Kantor’s comments from a Which Way, LA? radio broadcast on KCRW. 

August 1, 2012

Mercedes Marquez: LA City’s New Deputy Mayor for Housing

Interview with Mercedes Marquez, who, after serving three years with HUD and the Obama Administration, takes on the position of Deputy Mayor for Housing with the City of Los Angeles.

March 31, 2022

Larry Kosmont’s Land Use & Development Playbook For Value-Capture & Creating Currency For Local Community Development

TPR to constructively contribute to the obvious need for a local mind-reset, sat down with Larry Kosmont to afford him an opportunity to share his views on what cities need to do to capture the value created by today’s economic restructuring for the public's benefit.

February 8, 2022

The Milken Institute’s Matt Horton on Reigniting California’s Innovation Economy

TPR interviews Matt Horton, the Director of the Milken Institute’s Center for Regional Economics and California Center, who elaborates on the opportunity for reigniting the state’s innovation-based economy to boost regional competitiveness and encourage higher paying job opportunities for communities in Southern California.

January 14, 2022

Governor Newsom's Proposed 2022-23 State Budget

On Monday, January 10 Governor Newsom announced his $286 billion budget request for 2022-23. TPR excerpts the Governor’s Proposed Budget Summary, highlighting requested state spending for economic and workforce development, transportation, energy, water, climate, housing, and homelessness.

January 14, 2022

Thomas Small on Culver City’s Embrace of Tactical Urbanism & Rapid Urban Prototyping

In this interview with TPR, former mayor and councilman, Thomas Small, discusses Move Culver City and Culver City Forward, two projects created to help the relatively small metropolis in the heart of LA’s Westside more readily absorb new population and development through better communication with the government, companies, and residents.

September 8, 2021

Councilmember Mike Bonin Addresses LA Homelessness, Evictions & Social Housing

TPR interviewed District 11 Councilmember Mike Bonin for a much needed & nuanced discussion of the intersecting challenges presently driving housing displacement, gentrification, and homelessness in metro Los Angeles.

June 29, 2021

US Development Finance Corporation’s First Chief Climate Officer—Jake Levine on Slingshotting Global Development Beyond Fossil Fuels

Jake Levine was appointed to serve as the first Chief Climate Officer of the US Development Finance Corporation tasked with guiding the agency to a net-zero portfolio by 2040. With $60 billion to invest through a variety of financial instruments, in this TPR interview, Levine shares how the DFC is totally rebalancing its investments towards clean energy and supporting climate adaptation, resilience, and economic development globally.

June 17, 2021

Sen. Bob Hertzberg on Universal Basic Capital & Equity Building

In this op-ed, appearing originally in the LA Times and republished by TPR with permission, Sen. Hertzberg argues for addressing wealth inequality with a state program—like Governor Newsom's proposal to create and fund college savings accounts for low-income children—to foster an ownership share for all Californians in the wealth produced here.

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