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Steven Greenhut
Steven Greenhut
Steven Greenhut is a senior fellow and Western region director for the R Street Institute. Write to him at sgreenhut@rstreet.org.
by | Jul 2, 2020

Sacramento Ever since Gov. Hiram Johnson in 1911 instituted the right to initiative, recall, and referendum, California has embarked on…

by | Jun 25, 2020

Sacramento As my daughter recently searched for a new apartment in San Francisco’s typically overheated market, she experienced an unusual…

by | Jun 18, 2020

Sacramento California’s Democratic Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday announced what the San Jose Mercury News called “a sweeping reform…

by | Jun 11, 2020

Sacramento The moribund California Republican Party has been showing a few signs of life — not quite vigor, but a sense…

by | Jun 4, 2020

Sacramento The COVID-19 lockdowns are so yesterday now that U.S. cities have been overrun by rioters and looters, few of whom seem…

by | May 28, 2020

Sacramento I was perusing the internet for stories about the communist Chinese government’s brutal crackdown on Hong Kong’s pro-democracy demonstrators,…

by | May 21, 2020

Sacramento Gov. Gavin Newsom has imposed one of the strictest economic lockdowns in the country, which has suspended most economic…

by | May 14, 2020

Sacramento Our potentate, Gavin Newsom, announced plans early this week for a reopening of California society — at least that’s…

by | May 7, 2020

Sacramento Voter fraud has long been part of the democratic process. My favorite story occurred during Lyndon Johnson’s razor-thin 1948…

by | Apr 30, 2020

I’ve read a lot of valid criticisms about the way our country, and our state and federal governments, have handled…

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