Westphal – SacBee "Boomers and Medicare"

Senior Fellow David Westphal currently heads the California HealthCare Foundation Center for Health Reporting, and recently released a report on the rising demands of healthcare professionals and medicare payouts as the first generation of "baby boomers" turns 65 years old this year. Westphal told the Sacramento Bee that "[a]s citizens we all have work to do in deciding what government can afford to do – and not do – in subsidizing seniors' health care." [additional article can be found at SecondAct]…

Symposium: How to fix a broken California, Tue., June 23

Leading journalists, policymakers and political analysts convene to examine the results of the May 19 special election and prospects for California's future. Discussions will be led by Dan Schnur, director of the USC Unruh Institute of Politics and David Abel, publisher and former chairman of the California Assembly Speaker's Commission on State Local Government Finance Reform….