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.
CalFresh Reduces Hunger in Every Congressional District in California, but Could Face Deep Federal Cuts
With the Farm Bill set to expire this year, this Fact Sheet highlights the far-reaching effects of CalFresh food assistance throughout California’s Congressional Districts and warns of the potential harm of federal proposals to significantly scale back funding for SNAP.
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.