Tax Day 2019: Examining California’s Progress Toward and Opportunities for Equitably Raising Revenues
This blog post highlights tax policy choices that California has made in recent years to make its tax system fairer and discusses several options, near-term and far-term, for our state to raise revenues and reduce income inequality.
Among Working Families, Children of Immigrants Are Far More Likely to Live in Poverty Than Other Children
This Data Hit shows that in California’s working families, poverty is more prevalent among children of immigrants and highlights that policymakers can help more children reach their potential by making policies inclusive.
Advancing Health Equity: How State Policymakers Can Increase Opportunities for All Californians to Be Healthy
This blog post discusses the social determinants of health, which show that health outcomes are dependent on a wide variety of factors beyond access to health care, and highlights three priorities in the 2019-20 state budget proposal that would advance health equity.