Category Archives: Rose Report

Envisioning a New Ontario Airport: A Conference on the Future of Ontario Airport Under Local Control

On Friday, March 4, 2016, The Inland Empire Center for Economics and Public Policy (a joint venture of Rose Institute of State and Local Government and Lowe Institute of Political Economy) hosted “Envisioning a New Ontario Airport: A Conference on the Future of Ontario Airport Under Local Control.” The new CEO of Ontario International Airport… Continue Reading

Inland Empire Outlook: A Conversation with the OIAA Board

By Tim Plummer ’17 The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) was formed in 2012, the result of a Joint Powers Agreement between San Bernardino County and the City of Ontario. Since its formation, its principal task has been to negotiate the transfer of control from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) back to Ontario, a goal… Continue Reading

Inland Empire Outlook: Challenges Remain for ONT

By Nina Kamath ’16 Kelly J. Fredericks, newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA), is optimistic that Ontario can return to its peak from nearly a decade ago. “The three things I continually think of is that Ontario is under-utilized, it’s under-served, but it really points to the word of transformation.… Continue Reading

Inland Empire Outlook: Logistics Flies High

By Tyler Finn ’17 Ontario International Airport is the fifteenth busiest cargo airport in the United States. It is home to the UPS Western Region hub, encompassing 13 states, for both air and trucking operations. In addition to serving intra-regional traffic, the ONT hub also links to UPS’s global hub in Louisville, Kentucky. UPS has… Continue Reading

Federalism in the 2016 Election

FEDERALISM IN THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION             The balance between the powers of the federal government and those of the states has been a matter of contention since the Constitutional Convention. Article IV, Paragraph 2, of the Constitution, referred to as the Supremacy Clause, established that federal laws and statutes hold precedence over state laws… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Hosts Mac Taylor

Taxing California Monday, October 26, 2015 Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College Lunch at 11:30 a.m. Presentation starts at 12:00 pm Register on the MMC Athenaeum website.   Currently, there are numerous proposals in California to change the way people are taxed—from measures to extend the temporary taxes adopted in 2012 to major changes in the… Continue Reading

Rose Institute 2015 Retreat: Joshua Tree!

This year, the Rose Institute held its first ever, institute-wide retreat! Students drove to Indian Cove Campground on Friday afternoon and spent all day Saturday exploring Joshua Tree National Park. Activities included a sunrise hike, rock climbing, and fun with friends! We look forward to more institute bonding events in the future. Big thanks to… Continue Reading