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Steven Greenhut Joins KFBK Morning News to Talk Drought, Water

Steven Greenhut, author of PRI’s “Winning the Water Wars,” talks about California’s drought, water storage, the policy of “water abundance,” and what’s next for Californians.

Featured

Sally Pipes and Naomi Lopez – The Future of Health Care in America

This podcast features PRI President Sally Pipes and the Goldwater Institutes Director of Health Care Policy Naomi Lopez in an insightful discussion on health care in America and what lies ahead under the Biden-Harris administration.

Blog

Playing the CalMatters “Spend the Surplus Game”

Now and then during one’s work life, a colleague comes up with something so clever that your heart twinges with envy.  This happened to me the other day when I stumbled upon the CalMatters “Spend the Surplus Game,” the brainchild of John Osborn D’Agostino.  Kudos to Mr. D’Agostino.  For think …

Environment

CBS San Francisco Interviews Steven Greenhut on Marin Desalination, Drought

Drought: Transbay Pipeline, Desalination Plant Could Boost Marin’s Dwindling Water Supply By John Ramos CORTE MADERA (KPIX) — Communities across the state are desperately searching for ways to make their dwindling water supplies last. In Marin County, one water district is considering sources that they’ve looked to in the past. …

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Which Sinks First: The Creaky Queen Mary or Foundering California?

The Queen Mary, docked in Long Beach since 1967, could sink “if something is not done soon,” the media reported last week.  An overactive imagination isn’t needed to see this as a metaphor for California. “After years of neglect by a string of operators,” says the Los Angeles Times, “the …

Environment

Steven Greenhut Featured in Deseret News Column on Western U.S. Drought

As the drought worsens, let’s not be stupid By Jay Evensen The summer of thirst has begun. Maybe you won’t find yourself short of drinking water — we can hope so, anyway — but everything around you won’t be so lucky. Your lawn, your dirty car and the little things …

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Requiring Uber/Lyft Drivers to Go Green Is Costly and Unrealistic Virtue Signaling

In a state where residents are increasingly given orders rather than more choices, an unelected group has decided that by 2030, 90% of all rideshare miles must occur in electric cars. We’re expected to accept this as progress. It will turn out to be anything but. The California Air Resources …

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PRI’s 2021 Summer Reading List

Today marks the unofficial start of the summer season.  Unlike last year, Americans might be able to take a vacation and go somewhere this summer as we begin to turn the corner on the Covid-19 pandemic.  What’s one of the most important things you’ll need for your summer vacation planning …

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California’s Door-Knock Vaccination Squad: Maybe Just A Bit Creepy?

With California just weeks away from a full re-opening, the state has sent out a small army of people who are “knocking on doors in order to get as many Californians vaccinated as possible,” the Sacramento Bee reported last week. Did no one think this might be a bad idea? …

Agriculture

California Has Millions of Acre-feet of Water Waiting to Be Built

As part of its May Revise rollout, the Newsom administration announced $5.1 billion for water infrastructure and drought response. While the announcement invests on funding better data collection, continuing the implementation of Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, or SGMA, and maintaining current water infrastructure, nothing in Newsom’s proposed funding will solve …

California

Steven Greenhut Joins KFBK Morning News to Talk Drought, Water

Steven Greenhut, author of PRI’s “Winning the Water Wars,” talks about California’s drought, water storage, the policy of “water abundance,” and what’s next for Californians.

Featured

Sally Pipes and Naomi Lopez – The Future of Health Care in America

This podcast features PRI President Sally Pipes and the Goldwater Institutes Director of Health Care Policy Naomi Lopez in an insightful discussion on health care in America and what lies ahead under the Biden-Harris administration.

Blog

Playing the CalMatters “Spend the Surplus Game”

Now and then during one’s work life, a colleague comes up with something so clever that your heart twinges with envy.  This happened to me the other day when I stumbled upon the CalMatters “Spend the Surplus Game,” the brainchild of John Osborn D’Agostino.  Kudos to Mr. D’Agostino.  For think …

Environment

CBS San Francisco Interviews Steven Greenhut on Marin Desalination, Drought

Drought: Transbay Pipeline, Desalination Plant Could Boost Marin’s Dwindling Water Supply By John Ramos CORTE MADERA (KPIX) — Communities across the state are desperately searching for ways to make their dwindling water supplies last. In Marin County, one water district is considering sources that they’ve looked to in the past. …

Blog

Which Sinks First: The Creaky Queen Mary or Foundering California?

The Queen Mary, docked in Long Beach since 1967, could sink “if something is not done soon,” the media reported last week.  An overactive imagination isn’t needed to see this as a metaphor for California. “After years of neglect by a string of operators,” says the Los Angeles Times, “the …

Environment

Steven Greenhut Featured in Deseret News Column on Western U.S. Drought

As the drought worsens, let’s not be stupid By Jay Evensen The summer of thirst has begun. Maybe you won’t find yourself short of drinking water — we can hope so, anyway — but everything around you won’t be so lucky. Your lawn, your dirty car and the little things …

Blog

Requiring Uber/Lyft Drivers to Go Green Is Costly and Unrealistic Virtue Signaling

In a state where residents are increasingly given orders rather than more choices, an unelected group has decided that by 2030, 90% of all rideshare miles must occur in electric cars. We’re expected to accept this as progress. It will turn out to be anything but. The California Air Resources …

Blog

PRI’s 2021 Summer Reading List

Today marks the unofficial start of the summer season.  Unlike last year, Americans might be able to take a vacation and go somewhere this summer as we begin to turn the corner on the Covid-19 pandemic.  What’s one of the most important things you’ll need for your summer vacation planning …

Blog

California’s Door-Knock Vaccination Squad: Maybe Just A Bit Creepy?

With California just weeks away from a full re-opening, the state has sent out a small army of people who are “knocking on doors in order to get as many Californians vaccinated as possible,” the Sacramento Bee reported last week. Did no one think this might be a bad idea? …

Agriculture

California Has Millions of Acre-feet of Water Waiting to Be Built

As part of its May Revise rollout, the Newsom administration announced $5.1 billion for water infrastructure and drought response. While the announcement invests on funding better data collection, continuing the implementation of Sustainable Groundwater Management Act, or SGMA, and maintaining current water infrastructure, nothing in Newsom’s proposed funding will solve …

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