Author Archives: Shannon Miller

Fraud Found in Taxpayer-Funded Rehabilitation Clinics

A joint investigative effort by CNN and the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) recently revealed fraud in a number of California’s tax-payer-funded drug rehab clinics. The investigation uncovered financial fraud, misreporting, insufficient oversight, and poor hiring practices at some of the clinics, which are funded by Medi-Cal, part of the federal Medicaid health care system.… Continue Reading

A Brief History of the Rose Institute’s 40 Years

This year, the Rose Institute celebrated its 40th anniversary. In its four decades, it has seen three directors, a spectacular new view from the fourth floor of the impressive Kravis Center, hundreds of student researcher alumni, a wealth of accomplishments and fond memories too numerous to list. When the Rose Institute first came to be,… Continue Reading

Henry Olsen to Give Keynote Address at 40th Anniversary Event

Legendary Rose Institute alumnus Henry Olsen ’83 will return to Claremont October 17 to deliver the keynote address at the Rose Institute’s 40th Anniversary Dinner. Mr. Olsen will offer insights on the future of American politics, including the importance of understanding the nation’s shifting demographics and the corresponding changes in the electorate. Mr. Olsen is… Continue Reading

Inland Empire Forecast Conference in Ontario is a Success

On October 9, Claremont McKenna’s Inland Empire Center and UCLA’s Anderson School of Management held the fourth annual CMC-UCLA Inland Empire Forecast Conference at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA. The Inland Empire Center (IEC) is a collaborative effort between the Rose Institute of State and Local Government and the Lowe Institute of… Continue Reading

Nov. 2012 Gay Marriage Ballot Initiatives

This November, there were four ballot initiatives across the United States concerning the legal legitimacy of same-sex marriage. The states that proposed these initiatives were Minnesota, Washington, Maryland, and Maine. The state of Minnesota currently bans same sex marriage, but voters recently chose to reject the the Marriage Amendment to the state constitution. This amendment… Continue Reading