Will Governor Brown’s New Online Community College Meet the Needs of “Stranded” Workers?
This blog post discusses the new online community college in the 2018-19 state budget and examines the basic structure of the college, the potential value in the labor market of the credentials to be awarded by the college, and key considerations and questions the new college raises.
Last Year’s Failed Effort in the House to Cut Federal Support for Medicaid Threatened Health Coverage for Millions of Californians
This Fact Sheet highlights how the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) could have reversed our state’s progress in extending health coverage to millions through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and warns that proposals to roll back health care reform could re-emerge in 2019.
Home Visiting Is a Valuable Investment in California’s Families
The 2018-19 state budget agreement includes Governor Jerry Brown’s proposal to establish a home visiting initiative in CalWORKs. This Issue Brief explores the state of home visiting in California and shows how home visiting can improve children’s outcomes.