National University System Institute for Policy Research

Bringing Sunshine to City Hall
December 23, 2008 - After wreaking havoc on residents, and leading a scandal-plagued administration for more than than five years, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick resigned from office in September. Continue reading »
State Budget Proves Painful to Latinos
December 19, 2008 - New number crunching from state finance officials has revealed that California now faces a staggering $41.8 billion shortfall across this year and next year's General Fund budget. Continue reading »
Positioning Latinos into the Fast Lane for Universal Broadband
December 18, 2008 - San Diego's cable and telephone companies serve thousands of households with quality broadband Internet services, but a new survey finds that more than half of Latino families are absent from the Information Super Highway. Continue reading »
Hanging Up on Calling Card Scams
December 12, 2008 - This holiday season, many Latino families will be keeping in touch with long distance telephone calls, often through prepaid calling cards as the preferred method of choice. Continue reading »
Stretching Tax Dollars Further: Rethinking How We Deliver Public Services
December 11, 2008 - Believe it or not there is a small silver lining in the recent mid-year budget dispute in the City of San Diego between the Mayor and the City Council. Continue reading »

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