SACRAMENTO, CA — Mauricio Torres (he/him), former Communications Strategist at the Budget Center, was promoted to Director of Communications. He replaced Sarah Jimenez, who recently left the organization to lead communications for the National Center for Youth Law. As Director of Communications, Torres is responsible for ensuring the Budget Center’s values and perspective on creating … Continued
Despite Shortfall, Policymakers Have the Tools to Continue to Make Progress for Californians
The California Budget & Policy Center, a research and analysis nonprofit advancing public policies that expand opportunities and promote well-being for all Californians, released the following statement from Executive Director Chris Hoene following the release of Governor Newsom’s revised 2022-23 state budget proposal, or May Revision: “At the end of the day, the state budget … Continued
The Governor’s proposal fails to provide assistance to those who are most affected by rising prices.