This updated guide describes the budget process and timeline and looks at the roles of the Governor, the Legislature, and other key players.
Earlier this month, the US Senate passed its version of a Republican tax bill that would give large tax breaks to wealthy households and major corporations and add $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit over the next decade. This Senate action follows passage of a similar GOP tax bill by the House of Representatives in […]
Making Ends Meet shines a light on the economic challenges faced by many Californians by showing the cost of supporting a family or a single individual in different parts of the state. This analysis presents basic family budgets for each of California’s 58 counties for four types of households: a single adult, a single-parent family, […]
This interactive map tool and set of Fact Sheets provide data for county spending on both incarceration and responding to crime for selected fiscal years from 1990-91 to 2015-16.
For the California State Assembly Aging and Long-Term Care Committee’s “Informational Hearing on Consequences of Federal Policy Changes on California’s Seniors,” Director of Research Scott Graves provided an overview on federally supported long-term care and support services.