What went wrong in California?
California is broke and the state has become a lesson in what not to do. Unfortunately, Nevada's lawmakers are not only copying California, they are growing government at rates California's privileged class could only dream of. As for Nevada's latest 21 percent tax hike, NPRI is well prepared to say "we told you so" over the next couple of years.
In the meantime...
Matt Weltch from Reason Magazine tackles the California question with his article "California Screaming."
Joel Kotkin of Forbes Magazine asks "Who Killed California?" and he's got five primary suspects.
And if you don't feel like reading, you can always watch Reason TV's "Hasta La Vista Arnold," produced by Drew Carey.