This “first look” analysis examines Governor Newsom’s proposed state budget for 2019-20, the state fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2019.
This guide describes the policy bill process and timeline and how it relates to the state budget process in shaping state-level policies.
This report discusses the racial wealth gap by exploring underlying historical context and some key factors that drive the wealth gap. This report also lays out a set of policy options that could help California and the nation ensure that all families have the opportunity to build wealth.
This guide describes the state budget process and timeline and looks at the key steps and players in creating state-level spending plans.
This Budget Center chartbook discusses the impact of recent years’ criminal justice reforms, looks at remaining challenges to our state corrections system, and explores the need and prospects for further reforms.