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Capitol Matrix Consulting provides a reliable, affordable source of expertise, insight and judgment on a wide range of fiscal, economic and policy issues. Over the years, we have been involved in scores of projects on topics ranging from internet gambling to food labeling, municipal finance to school finance, criminal justice to transportation, pension reform to tax and budget reform, and from economic projections to budget forecasts. Our clients have included private firms and associations, local governments, state legislators, think tanks, unions, state government agencies and private individuals.

Our team is known for expertise, reliability, accuracy, integrity, judgment and credibility. Our work products have ranged from succinct 1-2 page analyses to detailed quantitative reports. We have presented our analyses on behalf of our clients at public meetings, legislative hearings, press conferences and editorial boards.

Whether you need a formal written analysis, a confidential assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of a proposal, support in developing your ideas and understanding how they will be perceived by policy makers and other officials, or a credible and respected voice to help you make your case, Capitol Matrix Consulting can meet your needs.

Summer 2019 -- Analysis of the Wildfire Victim Recovery Bonds Proposal by Brad Williams. Read more.

Spring 2019 -- CALmatters. Santa Monica Should Proceed With Caution on Hotel Ordinance. Read more.

November 2018 -- CALmatters, How Gov-Elect Gavin Newsom could shape California’s future, issue by issue.Read more.

October 2018 -- The Orange County Register, The fiscal conservative’s case for Proposition 4. Read more.

September 2018 -- Los Angeles Times, Can California’s next governor fix the state’s problems? It depends on Palo Alto. Read more.

CMC prepared a comprehensive report for the Delaware Business Roundtable on the budget for the State of Delaware, including recommendations. Now the Roundtable has published its "Growth Agenda" and its executive director has said that it is "a direct outgrowth of the recommendation for enhanced economic growth that was included in the (CMC) study. Read more.

"A top-flight analytical group,"
- Bill Lockyer, former State Treasurer

"These guys have been there and done that,"
- Robert Hertzberg, former Speaker of the Assembly

"Capitol Matrix Consulting can cover the waterfront,"
- James L. Brulte, former Senate Republican Leader

"I very much look forward to working with Capitol Matrix Consulting in the future,"
- Steve Merksamer, Former Chief of Staff to Governor Deukmejian and Senior Partner, Nielsen, Merksamer, et al