30 04, 2015

Filling California’s Redevelopment Gap

Legislative Affairs|

Three years after redevelopment agency dissolution, the State Legislature is considering a number of options to fill the funding & authority gap.
The dissolution [...]

16 04, 2015

Examining the “Right to Try”

Legislative Affairs|

“Right to Try” Legislation Would Simplify Compassionate Access & Remove Regulatory Barriers

One new piece of legislation making inroads in the 2015 [...]

14 04, 2015

Workers Comp Reform Hits & Misses

Legislative Affairs|

The 2011-2012 legislative session saw the passage of one of the largest reforms to Workers’ Compensation law in nearly a decade, Senate [...]

1 04, 2015

San Diego’s Blue Tech Economy

Local Diplomacy, Regional Issues|

Growing Recognition of San Diego’s Blue Tech Economy Offers Opportunities for Regional and National Leadership

Recently, there has been increasing media and local [...]

16 03, 2015

Bartell & Associates Expands to Sacramento

Bartell & Associates, Local Diplomacy|

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new Bartell & Associates office in Sacramento. In recent years our clients have had an [...]

16 03, 2015

Reconciling Dual Identities: Toursim & Advanced Industry

Regional Issues|

One of San Diego’s greatest challenges is bridging the gap between its tourist identity and its advanced industrial business culture. While San Diego has [...]

16 07, 2014

San Diego: A Global City?

Regional Issues|

Located on the U.S.-Mexico border and the Pacific Rim, San Diego was established since it’s infancy as a significant global city. Originating as a [...]

15 07, 2014

What is Local Diplomacy?

Local Diplomacy|

In light of today’s polarized government ecosystem, the art of local diplomacy has lost attention but retains significant relevance. Just as global diplomacy is [...]