Local Government

Local Government

By Matt Levin. Cities and homeowner groups — often reluctant to allow the building of denser housing in their backyards — are frequently blamed for California’s soaring housing costs. But advocates for local control argue that state housing interventions, including ...

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Local Government

By Paul Mitchell. California has become a model for non-partisan, transparent, open and fair redistricting. The state commission’s focus on legitimate redistricting practices — like enforcing the federal Voting Rights Act, preserving communities of interest, reducing any splitting of cities ...

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