Category Archives: Rose Report

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

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

Riverside Renaissance

By Grace Lee ’17 In 2008, Public Policy Institute of California published a report titled “Inland Empire in 2015,” projecting the demographic and economic composition of Riverside and San Bernardino counties. It anticipated potential problems in employment, educational attainment, and civic participation. The report projected that educational levels in the Inland Empire will increase only… Continue Reading

Body Cameras May Be Good For Police and Public

By Wesley Whitaker ’18 Ferguson, Missouri, a once obscure suburb of St. Louis, found itself on the national stage for an issue that dominated headlines and public debate for much of the last six months. The death of Michael Brown in an encounter with a police officer focused attention on the issue of fatal use… 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

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