CalWORKs Provides a Huge Annual Benefit to the State’s General Fund — Here’s How
This blog post examines how CalWORKs, California’s welfare-to-work program, makes a huge contribution to the state’s General Fund — a benefit that state policymakers create by restricting CalWORKs spending and shifting dollars that could be invested in CalWORKs to other services. In fact, CalWORKs’ contribution to the General Fund has totaled at least $1.1 billion each year since 1998-99, after adjusting for inflation.
The Expiration of Proposition 30’s Tax Increases Would Leave a Permanent Gap in State Revenues
This fact sheet discusses the impact if Prop. 30’s PIT rate increases expire and shows the resulting state revenue gap.
Cost of Rent and Food Highlights Inadequacy of SSI/SSP Grants for Seniors and People With Disabilities in California
SSI/SSP grants fall short in allowing access to afford housing, food, and other basic costs of living.