Proposed Legislation Would Extend CalEITC to Include Young Adults and Seniors as Well as Immigrant Workers Filing With ITINs
Proposed state legislation (Assembly Bill 2066) would expand eligibility for the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) to a number of key populations who are not currently able to access to this important support for California workers. This analysis looks at how this bill would expand the reach of the CalEITC and its impact in boosting families incomes and promoting economic security.
State Policymakers Could Be on the Verge of Boosting Basic Support for Low-Income Seniors and People With Disabilities
This analysis discusses how carefully ending the “SSI Cash-Out,” which bans SSI/SSP recipients from applying for CalFresh food assistance, would deliver meaningful benefits to hundreds of thousands of SSI/SSP recipients while ensuring that no households are left behind.
Barriers to Higher Education Attainment: Students’ Unmet Basic Needs
This report shows that many college students across California experience food and housing insecurity and provides a set of policy recommendations for how the state and college campuses can better support students who struggle to get by.