Author Archives: Rose Institute

Ian O’Grady’15 awarded the 2017 Marshall Scholarship

Former Rose Institute student manager, Ian E. O’Grady’15, has been named recipient of the prestigious Marshall Scholarship for 2017. He will be pursuing MPhil in Politics (Comparative Government) at Oxford University beginning October of 2017. All of us at the Rose Institute are so proud of Ian, who effectively led a staff of 35 undergraduates… Continue Reading

The Many Lives of March ARB

Written by Francesca Hidalgo-Wohlleben ’17 Nestled between the cities of Riverside and Moreno Valley, the March Air Reserve Base (March ARB) is one of the oldest airfields operated by the United States military. It covers some 6,700 acres and its 13,300-foot runway is the longest in California. March ARB was one of thirty-two Air Service… Continue Reading

Ontario Airport Comes Home

Written by Manav Kohli ’16 On August 6, 2015, the City of Ontario and the City of Los Angeles announced that Los Angeles had agreed to relinquish ownership of Ontario International Airport (ONT) and transfer it to local control. This agreement comes after nearly five years of effort by local officials — and several law… Continue Reading

News Release: 2016 Rose Institute Application Now Open!

Do you hope to gain experience working in a professional, team-oriented environment during your undergraduate career? Are you interested in working closely with faculty who are leading experts in public policy, conducting research in the areas of fiscal policy, legal analysis, political science, and other areas relating to state and local government? If so, we… Continue Reading

Fox News’ Melissa Francis featured guest speaker at Lowe & Rose Institutes’ Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference

Sixth Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference to be Held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario Melissa Francis, Anchor & Host, Fox Business Network & Fox News Channel Featured Guest Speaker Presented by Citizens Business Bank Hosted by Claremont McKenna College and The UCLA Anderson Forecast Leading Economists Present… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Publishes Alumnus Gavin Landgraf’s Thesis on Pension Reform

The Rose Institute of State and Local Government is pleased to present institute alumnus Gavin Landgraf’s (CMC ’14) senior thesis on California’s pension problems. The thesis identifies the sources of problems within California’s pension system and suggests possible solutions. Gavin’s paper compiles data on various aspects of California’s pension system, including real estate investments and… Continue Reading

Michael Greve On Federalism at the Athenaeum

On Monday, April 20, 2015, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government hosted Michael Greve for a discussion on federalism. Greve is a professor at George Mason University School of Law, where he teaches constitutional law, and recently published The Upside Down Constitution. His visit began with a reception at the Rose Institute with… Continue Reading

Redistricting Panel at the Athenaeum

On Monday, April 6, 2015, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government hosted a panel on a major redistricting case, Arizona State Legislature v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, currently before the Supreme Court. The panel included Mary O’Grady P’15, who represented the redistricting commission, Peter Gentala, who represented the Arizona House of Representatives, and… Continue Reading