This Budget Center fact sheet examines the impact that Proposition 30 of 2012 has had on state spending for K-12 education and how Prop. 55 would provide significant funding for schools by extending a key component of Prop. 30.
This Issue Brief examines Proposition 57’s provisions and its possible impact on the state’s prison population. This brief shows that, by both potentially shortening some prison terms and making it less likely that youth are sentenced through the adult criminal justice system, Prop. 57 would likely reduce incarceration in California.
This brief examines Proposition 51, which would approve $9 billion in general obligation (GO) bonds, with these funds going to support the construction and modernization of K-12 school facilities ($7 billion) and community college facilities ($2 billion). The California Budget & Policy Center neither supports nor opposes Prop. 51.
For participants in the Women’s Policy Institute, a program of the Women’s Foundation of California, Kristin Schumacher discusses the importance of increasing access to affordable, high-quality child care and preschool.
This report examines Proposition 55 on the November 2016 statewide ballot. This analysis looks at what Prop. 55 would do, examines its impact on the state budget and on funding for education and other public services, and discusses the policy issues raised by the measure. The California Budget & Policy Center neither supports nor opposes Prop. 55.