Key Investments for Low-Income Californians in 2019-20 Budget Bill, CalEITC Still Unresolved
With the Legislature voting Thursday on a final 2019-20 state budget, the Budget Center team is sharing an update on the five key issues we’ve been watching that affect the health and well-being of millions of low-and middle-income children, families and adults.
Targeted Funding for Early Care and Education Could Reach More California Children
This Fact Sheet shows eligibility for subsidized child care by California county while highlighting the significant unmet need that remains for these programs.
Trump Administration Proposal to Shrink the Poverty Line Means More Hardship for Californians
The Trump Administration has quietly announced a proposal to change the way the federal poverty line is updated each year for inflation. This proposal is far more than a minor technical change affecting government statistics — it would cut low-income Californians’ access to health care, basic nutrition, and other essential needs.