State Politics

June 17, 2019

Wiener's SB 592: A WIMBY 'Snake in the Grass'

Hydee Feldstein reveals the sweeping impacts of Senator Scott Wiener's SB 592, another attempt to wrest planning and zoning control from cities.

June 10, 2019

The Case for a Clean Energy Financing Clearinghouse: Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Tim McRae of the Silicon Valley Leadership Group illustrates how California could leverage private investment and the federal Opportunity Zone program for climate action and social equity.

May 27, 2019

South Los Angeles Forum Opposes SB 50

City Council President Herb Wesson and advocate Romero Malveaux opine on the value of single-family neighborhoods and voice concern over displacement, gentrification, and affordability.

May 15, 2019

An Open Letter to Scott Wiener: SB 50 Empowers Wall Street to Commoditize Housing By Right!

An open letter to Senator Wiener by Hydee Feldstein, of the Land Use Committee of the P.I.C.O. Neighborhood Council, identifies alarming, pocket-lining loopholes that could permanently impact California communities.

July 18, 2018

Bill Fulton: How To Fix Proposition 13

Bill Fulton, national thought leader in urban planning and accomplished California politician, tackles the tricky question of Prop. 13.

February 24, 2004

An MIR Exit Interview: Caltrans' Jeff Morales Resigning

Jeff Morales of Caltrans is the latest agency head to announce his resignation with the turnover of administrations in Sacramento.

February 23, 2004

Impact of State & Federal Deficits On Region's Transportation Priorities

Senator Kevin Murray discusses the potential effects of state and federal cuts on local mobility and employment, and the need to get already approved dollars on the street.

January 21, 2004

California BTH Sec. Sunne McPeak On Linking Transportation & Housing

Bay Area Council CEO Sunne McPeak discusses ways to get California back on the track of economic growth and prosperity.

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