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PRI-Forum for Corporate Directors discussion Oct. 23

The Pacific Research Institute, CalWatchdog.com’s parent think tank, is partnering with the Forum for Corporate Directors in a breakfast panel discussion Thursday, Oct. 23 from 7-9 a.m. Location: The Westin South Coast Plaza, 686 Anton Blvd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626.

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PRI report examines bankruptcy as tool for struggling cities

The Pacific Research Institute has released a report that couldn't be more timely. “Going Broke One City at a Time: Municipal Bankruptcies in America” by economist Wayne H. Winegarden. buy a paper One of Winegarden's key conclusions: “If used appropriately, bankruptcy

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Sally Pipes: No ‘Progress’ under Obamacare

Sally Pipes is the president and CEO of CalWatchDog.com’s parent think tank, the Pacific Research Institute. She already has written three books about Obamacare, the latest being “The Cure for Obamacare,” only a couple of months old. So she knows

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Leftists seek SEC regulation of corporate speech

This is the second in a two-part series on the battle over corporate political speech. Part one can be read here. “We see political spending as distorting markets in policy making and creating a skewed playing field,” said Bruce Freed,

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PRI Study: California public-sector compensation soaring 45

Analysis Dec. 7, 2012 By John Seiler A new study by the Pacific Research Institute shows that compensation for the public sector in California is soaring far above that of the private sector. PRI is CalWatchDog.com’s parent think tank. For

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Legislature deep-sixes Gov. Brown’s education ‘reform’

June 19, 2012 By Lance T. Izumi Last week, I wrote about Governor Jerry Brown’s weighted-student-formula proposal, which attached a base state-funding amount plus various supplemental amounts to individual students that would then be collected by school districts.  The plan

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Defending PRI Study on Prop. 23 0

John Seiler: The Pacific Research Institute, CalWatchDog.com’s parent institute, earlier this month released a study showing that Prop. 23 would create 1.3 million jobs by 2020. It would do so by suspending, until unemployment dropped to 5.5% for a year,

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