This Fact Sheet highlights the recent substantial drop in state-level incarceration and shows that even with this decline, spending on state corrections remains high.
This Fact Sheet explains how county-level budgets work and provides statewide spending and revenue figures for California’s counties.
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.
This Fact Sheet shows that CalFresh food assistance significantly reduces the rate and severity of poverty throughout California and warns that federal proposals to cut and change eligibility for SNAP through the Farm Bill would reduce SNAP’s ability to mitigate poverty.
This Fact Sheet compares the maximum Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grant amount for an individual to the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a studio apartment in every California county, showing that the grants have not kept pace with our state’s housing costs.