This California Budget Perspective “chartbook” examines the social, economic, and policy context for this year’s budget; discusses key elements of — and priorities reflected in — the Governor’s proposal; and highlights issues to watch in the coming months.
This guide provides an overview of how earned income tax credits (EITCs) support families, children, and communities; examines key features of the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC); and shows how Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2019-20 budget proposal to significantly expand the credit will impact state residents with low incomes.
This report develops two models to estimate the cost of an affordable-college program in California, which accounts for other college costs besides tuition, such as housing, food, and transportation.
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.