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State and local leaders discussed unique challenges facing rural California at an event hosted by the Public Policy Initiative of California last month. The event put a spotlight on a statewide initiative to support regional economic development efforts—the focus of …
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BY GIL GARCETTI AND JOSÉ ATILIO HERNÁNDEZ  Californians are getting older. By 2040, 25 percent of the state’s population will be aged 65 and older, up from 16.6 percent today. What will this mean for our state? It will affect …
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Former California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones warned the Little Hoover Commission that the state could face “an uninsurable future” as climate change causes more and more disasters. Jones joined three other witnesses last week at a public hearing examining California’s …
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The Little Hoover Commission unanimously re-elected Commissioner Pedro Nava as Chair and Commissioner Anthony Cannella as Vice Chair on Thursday, March 28, 2024. This will be Nava’s eleventh consecutive term as Chair and Cannella’s second consecutive term as Vice Chair. …
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Former Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, consumer advocates, and a leading industry representative will testify at the Little Hoover Commission’s first hearing to assess the problems and potential solutions for Californians struggling to protect their most valuable possession – their home. …
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March is Development Disabilities Awareness Month, highlighting the importance of a system of care in which the Little Hoover Commission found major problems that cried out for substantial reform. In declaring March as Development Disabilities Month, Governor Gavin Newsom highlighted …
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