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.
This guide describes the county budget process and timeline and looks at the key steps and players in creating county-level spending plans.
This “first look” analysis examines Governor Brown’s proposed state budget for 2018-19, the state fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2018.
This updated guide describes the budget process and timeline and looks at the roles of the Governor, the Legislature, and other key players.
This report and interactive tool provides county-level figures on the cost of living in different parts of the state to highlight the types of financial challenges facing many Californians today.