Get to know Liz.


Equal parts sports nut and policy wonk with a healthy dash of West Coast pride.

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As GOVERNING magazine's fiscal policy reporter, Liz writes for a national audience about how state and local governments spend our taxpayer money. Her areas of expertise include budgets, fiscal distress, tax policy and pensions.

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News and Travels

In addition to traveling for stories, Liz is often asked to appear on radio programs or speak at conferences across the country. Find out what she’s been up to lately.