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Trash train fiasco illustrates private vs. public double standard
This story in the Orange County Register illustrates a common CalWatchdog theme: In the private sector, incompetence leads to companies failing and people getting fired. But in government, all too often incompetence comes without consequence: "The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County have spe...
Brown’s rainy-day fund
On energy resources, will CA ignore lessons of North Dakota?
It was just less than two years ago that City Journal had the first high-profile story laying out the enormous economic potential of certain of California's natural resources: "The biggest onshore story is the potential of the Monterey Formation (also known as the Monterey Shale), a zone of petrole...
Video: How to negotiate with teachers unions
CalWatchdog.com's Brian Calle talks to Colorado superintendent Liz Fagen about how she successfully negotiated with one of the most powerful public sector unions. http://youtu.be/xiBLR2V8eRo
Video: More students, less funding, happy teachers
Colorado superintendent Liz Fagen explains to CalWatchdog.com's Brian Calle how the Douglas County School District created openness and trust that led to successful negotiations with local teachers. http://youtu.be/DUQNMZsvPxQ
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