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Past · March 22, 2007

Exporting California: California’s Influence in 2008 and Beyond

March 22, 2007 · 12:00 am


Date: March 22, 2007
Time: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street, Camellia & Magnolia Rooms
Sacramento, CA
about the program
California, the most diverse and entrepreneurial state in the nation, is poised for a big step onto the national stage this year.  Its presidential primary is moving to the front end of the 2008 campaign season. Its native daughter, Nancy Pelosi, is serving her historic first year as Speaker of the House.  And the nation is taking notice as a series of major bipartisan policy agreements take place in Sacramento. The theme of this conference is California’s future – specifically, the state’s ability to influence national politics and policymaking.  This forum, co-hosted with The James Irvine Foundation and the New America Foundation will include two panels and remarks by Governor Schwarzenegger.
California's Influence in the 2008 Presidential Election
Dan Weintraub, Sacramento Bee
Dan Balz, Washington Post
Carla Marinucci, San Francisco Chronicle
Roger Simon, Politico
George Skelton, Los Angles Times
Making Policy in the "Nation-State" of California
David Lesher, New America Foundation
Chris Lehane, Fabiani & Lehane
Mike Murphy, Navigators
Fabian Núñez, Assembly Speaker
Michael Villines, Assembly Minority Leader
Remarks and Conversation
Gary Pruitt, The James Irvine Foundation
Mark Baldassare, Public Policy Institute of California
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger