Medi-Cal and the Governor’s Proposed 2015-16 Budget: The State’s Net Cost for Californians Who Enroll in Medi-Cal Due to Health Care Reform = $0
This blog post -- the latest in a series on Governor Brown's proposed spending plan --shows how expanded Medi-Cal enrollment has meant billions of new federal dollars for California and resulted in overall savings to the state budget.
Register Now for Our Annual Conference, Featuring Keynote Speaker Ezra Klein
Join us on March 4th in Sacramento for Policy Insights 2015, a wide-ranging discussion of how smart budget and policy choices can help ensure that all Californians have the opportunity to share in our state's prosperity.
SSI/SSP and the Governor’s Proposed 2015-16 Budget: Recession-Era Cuts Remain in Place
This blog post shows that a critical support for low-income seniors and people with disabilities would continue to be funded at a level more than one-third below 2007-08.
Medi-Cal and the Governor’s Proposed 2015-16 Budget: Health Care Reform Boosts Enrollment and Federal Funding
This blog post looks at Medi-Cal expansion in the wake of federal health care reform, including the significant progress made thus far and key issues in moving forward.
Revenue and the Governor’s Proposed 2015-16 Budget: The Administration Has Underestimated State Revenues by Billions of Dollars in Each of the Past Three Years
This blog post discusses how overly cautious estimates of state revenues could impede making much needed investments in critical public services and systems.
The CBP Examines the Governor's Proposed 2015-16 Budget
This report provides the CBP's initial analysis of the state budget proposal that Governor Brown released on January 9th.
Economic Context of the 2015-16 Budget: A Recovery That Is Leaving Many Californians Behind
As Governor Brown prepares to release his proposed state budget, this blog post underscores the need to address high levels of poverty and unemployment in many parts of California.
Issues to Watch in 2015: Expanding Health Care Coverage to Undocumented Immigrants in California
As part of a CBP blog series previewing key budget and policy debates, this post looks at opportunities for extending health care coverage to undocumented immigrants and discusses some critical policy considerations.
Issues to Watch in 2015: Higher Education
This blog post looks at how state disinvestment in the California State University and the University of California has contributed to steep tuition increases at both institutions in recent decades.