New Poverty Figures Underscore That California Should Do More to Ensure the State's Economy Works for Everyone
On September 17, the US Census Bureau released new state-level figures on poverty, income and earnings, and other key social and economic indicators. A Budget Center analysis takes a look at the new poverty figures, which show that more than 6 million Californians, including 2 million children, were living below the federal poverty line in 2014.
Uninsured Rates Plunged in 2014 After California Fully Implemented Federal Health Care Reform
Newly released Census data illustrate the impact of health care reform in California.
California's Sinking Center: How the Recovery Is Leaving Midwage Earners Behind
Amid a labor market rebound, workers around the middle of the earnings spectrum have continued losing ground.