Category Archives: Rose Report

Rose Institute Hosts Michael Greve

The Rise of Executive Federalism Monday, April 20, 2015 MMC Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College Reception begins at 5:30 p.m. Presentation starts at 6:45 p.m. Sign up here. Modern federalism is the “cooperative” federalism of the New Deal. Politically, that regime has proven stupendously successful in doing what it was supposed to do: expand government at… 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

Rose Institute Research Wins Awards at Crime Conference

Rose Institute of State and Local Government research assistants Jessica Jinn ’16 and Francesca Hidalgo-Wohlleben ’17 attended the Association for Criminal Justice Research (California)’s conference “Criminal Justice in a Community Perspective” on March 26-27. The conference was held at the Lion’s Gate Hotel in Sacramento. Each day consisted of a keynote speaker and various panels,… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Holds Redistricting Panel

Who Draws the Lines? Will the Supreme Court Strike Down Independent Redistricting Commissions? Monday, April 6, 2015 MMC Athenaeum, Claremont McKenna College Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. Presentation starts at 12:00 p.m. The Elections Clause of the United States Constitution provides that the “Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall… Continue Reading

Show Me the Money: How City Budgets Work in Southern California

Every year, city councils create a budget based on their community goals. To better understand what drives different budgets among Southern California cities, the Rose Institute looks at the overall differences between budget sizes and the potential drivers for this difference. We then deep dive into two particular cities, Santa Monica and Ventura, to compare their… Continue Reading

Rose Research Fellow Publishes Article in ‘California Journal of Politics and Policy’

“Winning from the Center: Frank Bigelow and California’s Nonpartisan Primary,” California Journal of Politics and Policy June 3, 2014 marked the second time that California has used the new top-two primary election system. When voters passed Proposition 14 in 2010, the hope was that new election rules would alter the behavior of legislators. Whether this… Continue Reading

Michael Barone Visits the Athenaeum

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, the Rose Institute of State and Local Government and the Henry Salvatori Center for the Study of Freedom in the Modern World co-hosted a visit by Michael Barone at Claremont McKenna College. Mr. Barone started his visit with a reception with Rose Institute and Salvatori Center students. He then addressed… Continue Reading

Rose Institute Co-Hosts Michael Barone

American Politics 2015: Looking Forward Thursday, February 5, 2015 Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum Claremont McKenna College Reception at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Presentation starts at 6:45 p.m.   Michael Barone is Senior Political Analyst for the Washington Examiner and a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, a Fox News Channel contributor,… Continue Reading

Tough Start for the Inland Empire’s Newest Cities

Following the passage of SB 89 in 2011, the four newly incorporated cities of Jurupa Valley, Menifee, Eastvale, and Wildomar in Riverside County faced drastic cuts in state funding. The vehicle license fee (VLF) revenue expected from the state was reallocated elsewhere, leaving considerable gaps in municipal budget plans. For the 2012-2013 fiscal year, these… Continue Reading