Under the Dome – The Sacramento Report

Diane Harkey Board of Equalization Member Diane Harkey 0 Comments

This op-ed originally appeared in the Dana Point Times   Never anticipating the enormity of financial hailstorm that hit last year, I ran for elected office hoping to use my former career corporate finance skills, and passion for economics to help our state secure a more solid financial footing. Hence, my focus in Sacramento, on all “boring” number crunching committee …

California’s ‘Undeclared Bankruptcy’: It’s More than a Budget Problem

Diane Harkey Board of Equalization Member Diane Harkey 0 Comments

This op-ed originally appeared in the San Diego Union-Tribune Upon being sworn into the California State Assembly in December, I promptly met with staff from the Governor’s office, Department of Finance , Controller’s office and others to assess the State’s fiscal crisis.  Also, I did what I hear is unthinkable for an elected official – I reviewed the State’s last …