Former Fullerton resident Steven Greenhut is western region director for the R Street Institute and a member of the Orange County Register editorial board.
Previously, he was the California columnist for the San Diego Union-Tribune. Prior to that he was vice president of journalism at the Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity, where he managed a team of 35 investigative reporters and editors who covered state capitols across the country.
He founded the website CalWatchdog in 2009, which provides Sacramento-based investigative news coverage and he writes regularly for publications including Reason, Human Events, City Journal, the California Policy Center and Bloomberg.
He is author of the 2009 book, “Plunder! How Public Employee Unions Are Raiding Treasuries, Controlling Our Lives And Bankrupting the Nation” and the 2005 book, “Abuse of Power: How the Government Misuses Eminent Domain.”