California Budget Perspective 2018-19
This California Budget Perspective “chartbook” examines the social, economic, and policy context for this year’s budget; discusses key elements of — and priorities reflected in — the Governor’s proposal; and highlights issues to watch in the coming months.
Due to State Cuts, SSI/SSP Grants Are Only $4 Per Month Higher Than in 2009 and Remain Below the Poverty Line
This Data Hit shows that SSI/SSP grants remain at severely diminished, recession-era levels, even though our state budget has bounced back from the major shortfalls brought on by the Great Recession.
CalFresh Reaches Millions of Californians and Reduces Poverty
This Fact Sheet highlights the anti-poverty effects of The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in our state (CalFresh in California) and the funding cuts that it faces at the federal level.