What Ails California?

13th Annual Travers Conference in Ethics & Accountability

Most people agree that California politics are broken. Demands for fundamental reform are growing louder and many are now calling for a constitutional convention. But what exactly ails California? Gridlock in the legislature? The legacy of Prop 13? A vicious cycle of distrust in government? Partisan polarization? Before we fix California's government, we need a clear understanding of the fundamental problems. Otherwise, institutional reforms may address the symptoms rather than the causes. The Travers Program on Ethics and Accountability in Government and the Institute of Governmental Studies are hosting this one-day conference to explore what ails California.

Link To: Conference Agenda