About the Program
California’s budget crisis has spurred a reconsideration of the roles of government. This event will explore key issues in the state-local relationship today—from the state’s role in providing services to the tools counties need to succeed in their new responsibilities.
|Date:||January 25, 2012|
|Time:||11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Registration 11:15 a.m.)|
|Location:||Sheraton Grand Sacramento – Magnolia Room|
|1230 J Street|
11:30 a.m. Lunch
11:55 a.m. Welcome
Gary K. Hart, chair, board of directors, PPIC
12:00 p.m. Session 1—Redefining the State’s Role in Providing Services
Moderator: Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC
Darrell Steinberg, president pro tem, California State Senate
Connie Conway, minority leader, California State Assembly
12:45 p.m. Break
12:55 p.m. Session 2—What Tools Do Counties Need to Succeed?
Moderator: Greg Lucas, chief correspondent, California’s Capitol
Lee Baca, sheriff, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Diane Cummins, special advisor, Office of Governor Jerry Brown
Mike McGowan, president, California State Association of Counties
Frank Mecca, executive director, County Welfare Directors Association of California
This event is supported with funding from the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation.