The Little Hoover Commission, formally known as the Milton Marks “Little Hoover” Commission on California State Government Organization and Economy, is an independent state oversight agency that was created in 1962. The Commission’s mission is to investigate state government operations and – through reports, recommendations and legislative proposals – promote efficiency, economy and improved service.

Managing for Change: Modernizing California’s Water Governance

This 2010 report examines California’s need for an improved structure for water governance that has planning and management of the state’s valuable water resources as its core mission.