State funding for a key public support that provides modest cash assistance to low-income seniors and people with disabilities in California remains at recession-era levels because state policymakers have largely left in place deep spending cuts dating as far back as 2009. The program in question has one of the longest names you’ll ever encounter: […]
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.
This Fact Sheet provides the latest enrollment data on Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grants for all 53 of California’s congressional districts.
This Fact Sheet highlights the anti-poverty effects of The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in our state (CalFresh in California) and the funding cuts that it faces at the federal level.
Yesterday marked the beginning of CalEITC Awareness Week, during which community organizations, state and local government agencies, policymakers, and other stakeholders will promote the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) in an effort to maximize the number of people benefiting from this important cash-back credit. The CalEITC is a refundable state tax credit, modeled after […]