Director of Research Scott Graves provided an overview of the 2019-20 state budget proposal with a focus on health and human services issues for the Arc and United Cerebral Palsy California Collaboration’s 2019 Developmental Disabilities Public Policy Conference.
For the California State Student Association’s “California Higher Education Student Summit (CHESS) 2019,” Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented on the 2019-20 state budget proposal through the lens of higher education and discussed her research on creating an affordable-college model for California.
For Northern California Grantmakers’ “California for All: What’s in Governor Newsom’s First Proposed Budget?” Executive Director Chris Hoene discussed Governor Gavin Newsom’s first budget and what it means for families and communities across California.
For the California Health Care Foundation’s Medi-Cal briefing, Director of Research Scott Graves provided an overview of Medi-Cal, including the people it serves, the services it provides, and the financing of the program.
As part of our “Policy Perspectives Speakers Series,” the Budget Center hosted a special webinar briefing that looked at the significant unmet need for subsidized child care and development programs in our state. This webinar featured three experts on California’s subsidized child care system discussing the importance of child care assistance for our state’s children and families and how Governor Newsom’s budget plans to invest in these vital programs.