Author Archives: Rose Institute

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The Impact of Proposition 15’s Revision on the Property Taxes of Shopping Malls in Los Angeles County by Marshall Bessey ’23 With research assistance from Naseem Nazari ’21   Background During the 1970s in California, rising property prices saddled homeowners with increasing property tax bills. By the tax year of 1977-1978, property taxes in California were fifty-two… Continue Reading

Federalism in 2020 Papers published

The federalism white papers were written by Rose Institute research assistants as a follow-up to the ones published in March of this year.  The federalism project is supervised by CMC Government professor, Andrew Busch, who is also the director of the Rose Institute.  We give special recognition to Sevion DaCosta ’21, who headed this year’s… Continue Reading

Press Release: Video Voter 2020

College Students Release Videos on California Ballot Measures CLAREMONT, CA (October 13, 2020): Students at the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College have released videos providing brief, non-partisan analyses of the twelve propositions on California’s November ballot. Student teams at the Rose Institute have produced the “Video Voter” series every… Continue Reading

New Hires for Fall 2020

We are proud to present our Fall 2020 new hires who will be added on to our already impressive roster of Rose Institute Research Assistants: Daniela Corona ’23 Danny is from Half Moon Bay, California, and is majoring in Government with a Data Science Sequence. Her interest in government stems from her high school experience… Continue Reading

Dr. Ken Miller works with students to produce book on Texas and California politics

The Rose Institute’s Associate Director, Dr. Ken Miller, has just released Texas vs. California: A History of Their Struggle for the Future of America. This new book is a groundbreaking historical, economic, cultural, and political analysis of America’s two most powerful states — and how their rivalry is shaping the nation’s destiny. Dr. Miller is a… Continue Reading

Southern California Faces Loss of One Congressional District, May narrowly hold on to second

Southern California is in danger of losing two congressional representatives following the 2020 Census, according to an analysis by the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College using new population projections released by software and data firm ESRI. ESRI projects that California will drop from 53 to 52 congressional seats in… Continue Reading

Melia Wong’19 headed to Oxford on Barry Scholarship

We are proud to announce that Rose alum Melia Wong’19 has recently been awarded the John and Daria Barry Scholarship, a funded degree at Oxford University in Oxford, England.  In May 2019, Melia  graduated cum laude with a dual degree in government and musicology, and was awarded the Luce Scholarship for 2019-2020. Congratulations to you,… Continue Reading

Angelo Ancheta

REDISTRICTING CONFERENCE 2020 LUNCHEON SPEAKER Marian Miner Cook Athenaeum Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Angelo Ancheta is a member and the current chair of the California Citizens Redistricting Commission.  A lawyer and an academic, Ancheta was a professor at the Santa Clara University School of Law from 2005 to 2014 and has also taught at the… Continue Reading