Bob Stern, the former president of the Center on Governmental Studies, speaks during a round-table discussion at the San Jose Mercury News in 2005.
Bob Stern, the former president of the Center on Governmental Studies, speaks during a round-table discussion at the San Jose Mercury News in 2005. Gary Reyes San Jose Mercury News file
Bob Stern, the former president of the Center on Governmental Studies, speaks during a round-table discussion at the San Jose Mercury News in 2005. Gary Reyes San Jose Mercury News file