Budget Center Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher was part of an expert panel that discussed Governor’s Brown’s revision of his 2015-16 budget proposal. This teleconference was hosted by the California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA). » Read more about: The Governor’s May Revise: What’s In and What’s Out? »
For a teleconference of advocates for aging and disability services, Budget Center Director of Research Scott Graves provided a briefing on how health and human services issues are faring in this year’s budget deliberations and how stakeholders can be involved in the budget process between the Governor’s May Revision and the final budget package. » Read more about: The Budget Process from May Revision to Blue Pencil »
The Budget Center’s Scott Graves provided an overview of Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grants and discusses recent state cuts to the program. » Read more about: Hunger Advocacy Network, Elected Officials Breakfast: Senior Hunger & Poverty in San Diego County »
As part of Housing California’s 2015 annual conference (April 27-29) in Sacramento, the Budget Center’s Chris Hoene spoke on corporate property tax reform in California and what it could mean for the state budget and local budgets. » Read more about: Housing California, 2015 Annual Conference »
As part of the first day of a two-day Legislative Lobby Days event, the Budget Center’s Director of Research Scott Graves discussed Governor Brown’s proposed 2015-16 budget, with a focus on health and human services. » Read more about: National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter, 2015 Legislative Lobby Days Event »
At the 2015 annual conference of the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN), Budget Center Policy Analyst Selena Teji spoke on a panel entitled, “Now What? Reducing Barriers to Economic Opportunity for Individuals With Criminal Records.”
As part of the United Ways of California’s annual Capitol Day event, the Budget Center’s Chris Hoene delivered the luncheon keynote on current policy proposals for improving families’ financial stability, including a state Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Get additional details on the official event page. » Read more about: United Ways of California, 2015 Capitol Day »
The Budget Center’s Steven Bliss provided an overview and update on Governor Brown’s proposed 2015-16 state budget for this meeting of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors’ Budget Workgroup. » Read more about: Alameda County Budget Workgroup Meeting »
Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene was a featured speaker for this webinar presented by the California Association of Nonprofits and California Philanthropy (Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers, and Southern California Grantmakers). The webinar examined Governor Brown’s 2015-16 budget proposal and discuss opportunities for nonprofits, philanthropy, and other stakeholders to engage in the budget debate.
The Justice Studies Department at San Jose State University hosted the Spring 2015 Ann Lucas Lecture Series in Law and Justice Date on March 11, 2015. The lecture featured a conversation with Hadar Aviram on her published book “Cheap on Crime: Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American Punishment” (UC Press, Berkeley 2015). Among the Speakers included Budget Center Policy Analyst Selena Teji.