Past Event

President Pro Tem Steinberg: California Gridlock

Tue, Oct 20 2009 - 6:30pm

California Gridlock

Darrell Steinberg, President Pro Tem, California State Senate

Jerry Lubenow, Former Director of Publications and Current Managing Editor, California Journal of Politics and Policy, Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley – Moderator 

California is broke. The world’s eighth largest economy has suffered recurring budget shortfalls that have driven it to lay off state employees by the thousands and pay its creditors in I.O.Us. Where are the viable solutions to the double-header of mounting debt and political stalemate in Sacramento? Steinberg shares his vision for building a brighter future.

Location: Veterans Memorial Hall, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6:30 p.m. program
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: Photo by Flickr user ProComKelly