CALL FOR MEDIA ONLY: 11:30 A.M., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Next week, the US Census Bureau will release new state-level data on poverty, income, health coverage, and other key social and economic indicators. The California Budget & Policy Center will hold a call-in media briefing to discuss the new Census data on Thursday, September 15, at […]
Interactive Web-Based Resource Sheds Light on Challenges Facing Women and Families in Many Parts of the State SACRAMENTO – Californians who want to make sure that women are full and equal participants in the state’s economic and political life now have an important resource to support the effort. The California Budget & Policy Center, in […]
A new analysis from the California Budget & Policy Center shows that even as California’s labor force has undergone major shifts in the past few decades, public policies have yet to adapt to these fundamental changes and address the issues they raise.
Released to coincide with Labor Day, the Budget Center’s analysis shows that California’s workforce has become more diverse, that women are playing a much larger role in the workforce than a generation ago, that the state’s workforce is better educated than in prior years, and that low-wage workers account for a greater share of the labor force.
New Budget Center Report Shows That Even Under Proposition 30, Bottom Fifth in Income Pays Highest Share of Their Incomes in State and Local Taxes A new report from the California Budget & Policy Center shows that the lowest-income families in the state pay a greater share of their incomes in state and local taxes, on […]
“The new budget forecast from the Legislative Analyst’s Office is encouraging on some key fronts, with the economy continuing to recover and the state regaining its financial footing. California’s public K-12 schools and its community colleges are expected to see additional dollars, both in the current budget year and looking ahead to 2015-16.