August 1, 2017

Los Angeles Times, Maura Dolan and Ralph Vartabedian, July 31, 2017- California’s high-speed train project is likely to continue to be buffeted by environmental challenges as a result of a decision by the state’s top court. In a 6-1 ruling last week written by Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye, the California Supreme Court decided that …

June 19, 2017

City Lab- The Atlantic, Richard Florida, June 13, 2017- As cities flex their muscles in opposition to President Trump’s policies on everything from climate change to immigration and economic development, they face a serious obstacle: sweeping state efforts to preempt their authority. These efforts date back well before Trump’s populist …