This report shows access to early care and education (ECE) by race and ethnicity in California and offers policy recommendations for improving access to care and helping address existing disparities.
This “first look” analysis examines Governor Brown’s revised state budget proposal for 2017-18, the state fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2017.
This guide describes the county budget process and timeline and looks at the key steps and players in creating county-level spending plans.
This report presents results from a Budget Center county-level survey that found that many respondents who likely qualify for the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) have not heard of the credit and are also unaware of free tax assistance for people with low incomes. This report highlights the importance of outreach strategies to maximize the success of the CalEITC and recommends policy options.
This California Budget Perspective “chartbook” examines the economic and policy context for this year’s budget, highlights what the major shifts at the federal level mean for this year’s state budget debate, and discusses key components of the Governor’s budget proposal.