Jessica Goodheart is Capital & Main’s senior business reporter. She previously worked at the LA Alliance for a New Economy as research director. While at LAANE, she also ran a successful campaign that led to a more than doubling of investment in energy efficiency programs at the nation’s largest municipally-owned utility and the creation of a jobs program for disadvantaged communities. In the 1990s, she reported stories for the L.A. Times, the L.A. Reader and the Village View, among other publications. She is a poet whose book, Earthquake Season, is available through Word Press.