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In This Recall Election, Why 2021 Is Not 2003
Hoover Institution | Matt Rexroad | September 10, 2021 – I’ll never forget the moment back in 2003 when I heard about the pending recall of then California governor Gray Davis. I had just gotten my cell phone back after getting off an airplane at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County. After spending six…Read More
No. 79: Capitol Weekly’s Top 100: Matt Rexroad
Capitol Weekly | August 25, 2021 – Matt Rexroad is the chief legal counsel for Redistricting Insights, a former Yolo County Supervisor and former legislative staffer. Rexroad is a key adviser to Republicans, including House Minority Leader, and Speaker-in-waiting, Kevin McCarthy. He has also become a leading business community consultant, even leading independent expenditures for…Read More
The Bee’s NIMBY Request on Worker Bill
Fox&Hounds | By Matt Rexroad | September 16th, 2019 – It is easy to take a strong position against NIMBYism from an ivory tower, but it becomes much harder once there are real impacts on you. The Sacramento Bee’s Editorial Board recently took a decidedly NIMBY stance of their own by asking for special treatment on a…Read More
CA120: Political intrigue: BOE’s redistricting and the gas tax
Capitol Weekly | April 18, 2018 – Whether you liked it or not, the California Board of Equalization successfully blocked a gas tax increase last month. This saved Californians 4-cents per gallon at the pump, but handed Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers a $617 million hole in the state budget. What caused this rather dramatic policy move? …Read More
What is the benefit of Sites Reservoir?
The Daily Democrat | By Duane Chamberlain and Matt Rexroad January 29, 2018 – Last week, state regulators released their initial findings for potential dam and reservoir projects that could receive funds from Proposition 1, the $7.5 billion water bond passed by voters in 2014 in response to California’s record drought. The bond was approved…Read More
Is big infrastructure still possible today?
The Daily Democrat | By Matt Rexroad | November 27, 2017 – Can California still successfully take on big projects or is that part of our history already over? As high-profile infrastructure projects ranging from high speed rail to the Delta Tunnels face an uncertain future, that’s a critical question that lies before our next…Read More