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, Pro/Con at the Pier
PRO/CON at The Pier: Rent Control: More of It? Or Less?
Media Coverage

RENT CONTROL: More of It? Or Less?

PRO: Rene Christian Moya, LLB, Housing Campaign Organizer, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)

CON: Steven Greenhut, Senior Fellow…

, American Spectator
Money for Nothing and the Rent’s for Free
Steven Greenhut

After debating rent control in Santa Monica on Monday with a leader of a liberal community group, I was left thinking about a great quotation from a famous left-wing Californian, author Upton…

, California Policy Center
In rebuking San Diego’s pension initiative, state high court slams our basic voting rights
Steven Greenhut

A recent California Supreme Court decision, striking down a San Diego initiative that rolled back pension benefits for new public employees, has rightly been portrayed as a win for public-sector…

, American Spectator
From the raging wildfires to the fracas over Department of Motor Vehicle lines, California policy makers aren’t about to learn the right lessons.
Steven Greenhut

During one of my first fire seasons in Southern California nearly two decades ago, my neighbors and I received a notice from the county fire department warning us to keep our lawns cut and watered…

Uber lobbying for contract workers not to become employees
Media Coverage

Cited in Bloomberg:
In their letter to Governor Brown, the businesses floated options to curtail the ruling’s influence. Those included issuing an executive order barring state agencies from…

, Reason
California Mayor Who Proposed Pension Reforms Says Police Tracked and Intimidated Him
Steven Greenhut

The recent announcement that a now-defunct law firm will pay $600,000 to a former Costa Mesa mayor and a current councilman and his wife puts to bed an ugly chapter in that Orange County city’s…

, Orange County Register
California Senate Bill 1303 would fix glaring conflict of interest in sheriff-coroner offices
Steven Greenhut

SACRAMENTO — One of the few things I remember from college Psychology 101 was Maslow’s pyramid-shaped “Hierarchy of Needs.” If we’re destitute, we spend all our time trying to meet our…

, American Spectator
San Francisco: The city of bans
Steven Greenhut

At times, it’s impossible to guess which things progressives want to ban — and which ones they want to mandate and subsidize. Think of New York City’s approach to electric bicycles. My guess…

AFSCME’s push for rent control proves the importance of the Janus union-dues ruling
Steven Greenhut

What do the following two things have in common: The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision allowing government workers to opt out of paying union dues and an effort by liberal activists to pass…

, OC Register
Defunct law firm deal doesn’t settle concerns on police union ‘playbook’
Steven Greenhut

The recent announcement that a now-defunct law firm will pay $600,000 to a former Costa Mesa mayor and a current councilman and his wife puts to bed an ugly chapter in that Orange County city’s…