Mike Milken, chairman of the Milken Institute, shares a laugh during the "Financing California's Future" panel at the Milken Institute's 2001 State of the State Conference in November. Panelists included (l-r) then Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown (and twice elected governor of California); Richard Hayes, Senior Investment Officer of CalPERS; and Dominic Ng, chairman, President and CEO of East West Bank. More than 400 business and financial leaders, government officials, economists and media attend the annaul day-long event that focuses on the state's key assets and future challenges. Click here
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