Opinion: Would Government Reform Lead to Better Outcomes on Key Issues?
Money—and more accurately, taxpayer money–often seems to be the solution to many of the problems that ail us, from homelessness, to education to crime. But California’s General Fund budget has more than tripled since 2000, and many might argue that we’ve not received our bang for the buck. In fact, many of our problems have only gotten worse. In a thought-provoking commentary this week in the Financial Times, Sequoia Capital Chair and 2017 Bay Area Business Hall of Fame inductee Michael Moritz argues that fixing a broken, inefficient and ineffective governance system is the solution.