California faces a host of interrelated challenges as the year 2005 opens. Although there is always short-term uncertainty concerning the economic outlook, the larger economic problems for the state are longer-term. This edition of California
Policy Options includes articles on policy topics as diverse as the local challenges of homeland security, expert critical analysis of the state budget, and a passionate advocacy to incentivize public transportation on the UCLA campus.
Table of Contents
California's Economic Outlook: Short-term Recovery But Longer-term Uncertainties
Following the Governor, Political Options in California for 2005
Warren's Way Back from the Budget Cliff: "Action, Action, Action"
Won't be Enough
California Housing Policy
California Policy Options: Supplying California's Need for Nurses
Parking on a Smart Campus: Lessons For Universities and Cities
Dealing with Public-Sector Labor Disputes: An Alternative Approach
Port Security: Improving Emergency Response Capabilities at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach