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“Climate change is crucial, but so is pension reform” The Sacramento Bee, 9/29/16.

“News Analysis: Massive State and Local Pension Debt Often Means Higher Taxes” Tax Analysts, 9/20/16.

“CalPERS math portends grim future for government budgets” The San Diego Union Tribune, 8/11/16.

“U.S. Pensions Solve New Debt Equation. Answers Vary by Billions” Bloomberg, 4/27/16.

“Higher Pension Contributions Challenge California Schools” The Bond Buyer, 4/21/16.

“Pension math: Big returns, bigger bills” The Press Democrat, 4/20/16.

“New Vergara ruling makes clear it’s Legislature’s job to fix laws protecting bad teachers” The Los Angeles Times, 4/14/16.

“Dan Walters: State’s hide-the-pea accounting practices” The Sacramento Bee, 1/17/16.

“Brown calls CalPERS ‘irresponsible’ — is he right?” Sacramento Business Journal, 11/19/15.

“Palo Alto to consider options for paying off $296 million in unfunded employee pensions” Marin Independent Journal, 9/16/15.

“States and cities face scrutiny for optimistic investment assumptions as stock market dips, Stanford scholar says” Stanford Report, 9/8/15.

“Dan Walters: David Crane still an irritant to California unions” The Sacramento Bee, 8/2/15.

“California’s pension hole: Once modest, now monstrous” The Orange County Register, 7/30/15.

“The Coalition to Arm California’s Democratic Moderates” The Wall Street Journal, 7/1/15.

“CalPERS likely to fall short of annual investment goals” LA Times, 6/25/15.

“American exceptionalism: CalPERS gets tough on managers” Investment & Pensions Europe, 6/11/15.

“Calpers to Cut Ties With Many Fund Managers to Save on Fees” The New York Times, 6/8/15.

“California vaccine bill approved by committee on second try” The Sacramento Bee, 4/22/15.

“Will the ‘real Democrat’ please stand up?” Contra Costa Times, 4/11/15.

“Chicago’s Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party” Bloomberg, 2/26/15.

“Miscellaneous public employee perks” The Press Enterprise, 1/21/15.

“Brown tackling California’s $72B retiree health liability” Yahoo Finance, 1/20/15.

“Retirement costs take toll on taxpayers, worthy programs” UT San Diego, 1/14/15.

“California’s soaring healthcare costs bode ill for the budget” LA Times, 1/8/15.

“Rising retirement costs help drive UC plan to raise tuition” The Sacramento Bee, 11/16/14.

“California Faces Death by Pension” The American Spectator, 10/29/14.

“Pensions Seen Squeezing California Local Government” Bond Buyer, 6/12/14.

“Bailout for teachers’ pensions to cost California school districts” LA Times, 5/20/14.

“With budget balanced, California should cut into credit card debt” LA Times, 4/27/14.

“California’s Hidden Pension Disaster” The American Interest, 3/5/14.

“California Mayors Fight Pension Powers That May Cut Costs” Bloomberg, 3/5/14.

“No easy fix for California’s teacher pension crisis” Los Angeles Times, 2/20/14.

“Stanford Symposium Features Innovative Ideas for the Future of U.S. Public Sector Pensions” Stanford Graduate School of Business, 1/31/14.

“California’s ‘wall of debt’ is only a slice of its liability problem” San Jose Mercury News, 1/26/14.

“Bark if you don’t like deficits” The Economist, 1/25/14.

“State of affairs not as rosy as Brown claims” UT San Diego, 1/22/14.

“Stanford experts urge major reforms in state, local government budgeting” Stanford Report, 1/21/14.

“Struggling, San Jose Tests a Way to Cut Benefits” The New York Times, 9/23/13.

“Broken City: Detroit” Time Magazine, 8/5/13.

“Dan Walters: California Legislature ignoring teacher pension gap” The Sacramento Bee, 4/28/13.

“Jerry Brown’s California still has much to do” Washington Post, 4/4/13.

“California’s Prop 30 Gains Could Be Eaten Up By Crisis In Teacher Pension System” Huffington Post, 4/3/13.

“Will talk of big pensions bring reform?” U-T San Diego, 3/31/13.

“Gov. Jerry Brown prepares to negotiate with unions that backed him” Los Angeles Times, 2/18/13.

“The Pension Fund That Ate California” City Journal, 2/13.

“Back to Black” The Economist, 1/19/13.

“California’s debt still a heavy cloud over state’s future” Los Angeles Times, 1/13/13.

“What Happened to Pension Reform in California?” Human Events, 1/7/13.

“California Republicans Target Top U.S. Public-Worker Pay” Bloomberg Businessweek, 12/20/12.

“$822,000 Worker Shows California Leads U.S. Pay Giveaway” Bloomberg, 12/10/12.

“Editorial: Prop. 30′s pension boost” The Orange County Register, 11/28/12.

“California Shows Voters Tiring of Proposition 13 Legacy” Bloomberg, 11/7/12.

“California Debt Higher Than Earlier Estimates, a Task Force Reports” The New York Times, 9/20/12.

“The Subtle Slide into Municipal Bankruptcy” Governing Magazine, 9/17/12.

“Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to stem pension costs is no panacea” Los Angeles Times, 8/29/12.

“California Pension Reform: Governor’s Plan Met With Partial Victory” Huffington Post, 8/28/12.

“California races form strange bedfellows” Wall Street Journal, 8/10/12.

“Coming to a state near you” Wall Street Journal, 8/4/12.

“Report of the State Budget Crisis Task Force: Unfortunately, the worst is yet to come” Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, August 2012.

“Legislature has to deal with pensions” Sacramento Bee, 7/20/12.

“Wall Street estimate triples public pension debt” Capitol Weekly, 7/9/12.

“Why we need pension reform” Time Magazine, 6/25/12.

“Inevitable push to grab AB 32 fees begins” San Diego Union Tribune, 6/14/12.

“Nonpartisan primaries face test in California” New York Times, 6/3/12.

“A progressive’s progress” City Journal, 5/30/12.

“San Jose shows the way out of public pension sinkhole” Bloomberg News, 5/30/12.

“Special-interest spending floods California races in new political landscape” Sacramento Bee, 5/24/12.

“Moderates see hope in top-two primary” Sacramento Bee, 5/20/12.

“Is this California or Greece?” L’Espresso, 5/10/12.

“Committee formed to back California candidates with ‘courage'” Sacramento Bee, 3/28/12.

“Jerry Brown’s Big Lie” Wall Street Journal, 3/28/12.

“A tax increase without reform would be lethal” The Record Searchlight, 3/26/12.

“Wanted: Dow 31,000” Public Sector Inc, 3/21/12.

“David Crane’s California Quest” City Journal, Winter 2012.

“Faculty react to State of the Union address” The Stanford Daily, 1/25/12.

“The Curious Case of David Crane” NBC Bay Area, 1/8/12.

“UC regent Crane ousted for telling hard truths” San Francisco Chronicle, 12/29/11.

“Pension reform crusader David Crane loses his post as University of California regent” Sacramento Bee, 12/27/11.

“For Arnold Schwarzenegger’s last appointees, time is running out” Los Angeles Times, 12/23/11.

“Not so retiring” The Economist, 11/12/11.

“Public service as individuals’ actions” The Stanford Daily, 11/2/11.

“Big changes are coming to the Capitol” The Sacramento Bee, 10/23/11.

“The untapped power of the Legislature” Los Angeles Times, 10/10/11.

“California and Bust” Vanity Fair, November 2011.

“UC Regent David Crane unlikely to be reinstated” The University of California, San Diego Guardian, 10/2/11.

“Regent confirmation must look beyond unpopular political beliefs” The University of California, San Diego Guardian, 9/29/11.

“California group vows to back candidates with ‘courage'” Sacramento Bee, 9/26/11.

“The promise of voter-approved reforms” San Francisco Chronicle, 9/25/11.

“An Open Letter from David Crane on the Formation of Govern for California” Press Release, 9/25/11.

“The outlook at CalPERS is brightening, a little” The Wall Street Journal, 5/19/11.

“UC Board of Regents debate funding for the UC” The Daily Bruin, 5/19/11.

“The swiftboating of David Crane?” Sacramento Bee, 5/11/11.

“Controversy surrounds appointment of UC Regent” The Daily Californian, 4/22/11.

“In the throes of government” The Stanford Daily, 4/18/11.

“California High Speed Rail: Financial realities and goodbye Judge Kopp” San Francisco Chronicle, 3/31/11.

“State Sen. Leland Yee’s attack on the truth” San Francisco Chronicle, 3/8/11.

“Farewell my lovely: how public pensions killed progressive California” Reason Magazine, March 2011.

“Pressures build to slash costs of city employees” The Bay Citizen, 2/12/11.

“Joe Nation, David Crane chat about California’s debt” San Francisco Chronicle, 1/21/11.

“U.S. Inquiry said to focus on California pension fund” New York Times, 1/7/11.

“Schwarzenegger appoints pension critic as UC Regent” Sacramento Bee, 12/31/10.

“Financial markets won’t fix pensions” Public Sector Inc.¸12/6/10.

“Calif. agency bows to U.S. pressure, picks Central Valley for high-speed rail project launch” New York Times, 12/3/10.

“Pensions pose major challenges for governments worldwide” PBS News Hour, 10/27/10.

“A gold-plated burden” The Economist, 10/14/10.

“Three-trillion dollar hole” The Economist, 10/14/10.

Testimony at Governmental Accounting Standards Board public hearing: San Francisco, CA, 10/14/10.

Testimony at Securities and Exchange Commission field hearing: San Francisco, CA, 9/21/10.

Second session of the Summer Palace Dialogue: Beijing, PRC, 2010.

“The next crisis: public pension funds” New York Times Magazine, 6/25/10.

“Sanity in the offing?” The Economist, 6/25/10.

“Moderates needed” The Economist, 6/3/10.

“David Crane, rock star” CalWatchdog.com, 5/12/10.

Testimony at the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee Hearing: Sacramento, CA, 5/10/10.

“California’s model ‘Newocrat’: David Crane” Huffington Post, 4/15/10.

“Notable & Quotable: David Crane on California’s public employee pension problem” Wall Street Journal, 4/14/10.

“CalSTRS funding gap may widen” Calpensions, 3/5/10.

“You couldn’t make this up” Forbes.com, 2/8/10.

“The governor’s guide to the private sector” Los Angeles Times, 7/8/07.

“Can state win its pension gamble?” Los Angeles Times, 8/14/06.

“Hear-no-evil Senate rejects pension fund dissident” Sacramento Bee, 6/13/06.

“Donor conflicts reviewed” Sacramento Bee, 6/9/06.

“CalSTRS nominee rejected” Sacramento Bee, 6/8/06.

“The Private Side of His Governance” Los Angeles Times, 4/3/06.

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