Expanding the CalEITC: A Smart Investment to Broaden Economic Security in California
This guide provides an overview of how earned income tax credits (EITCs) support families, children, and communities and shows how Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2019-20 budget proposal to significantly expand the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) will impact state residents with low incomes.
Nearly 9 in 10 Undocumented Adults With Low Incomes Lack Health Coverage
This Data Hit shows that even though California’s undocumented adults with low incomes work and pay taxes, nearly 90% of them lack health care coverage, and points out that California could provide health coverage to these adults by expanding eligibility for Medi-Cal.
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.