Demand for Cal Grants Among Nontraditional Students Far Exceeds Supply
Competitive Cal Grants help the state’s nontraditional college students cover tuition, fees, and basic living expenses. This Fact Sheet shows that even though the number of low-income and least represented students who qualify for this grant has risen significantly in the past 10 years, the supply of these grants remains inadequate for covering the demand.
California Prepares to Say Goodbye to Out-of-State Prisons
The 2018-19 state budget anticipates the end of California’s use of out-of-state prisons. This blog post provides background on our state’s use of these facilities and discusses how further criminal justice reforms are needed to more rapidly reduce incarceration.
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.