Medi-Cal and the Governor’s Proposed 2015-16 Budget: Health Care Reform Boosts Enrollment and Federal Funding
This new 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 new 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.
Read the Statement From Chris Hoene on the Governor's Budget Proposal
CBP Executive Director Chris Hoene says the "Governor's budget proposal prioritizes austerity at the expense of helping ensure that all Californians can share in the state's economic recovery."
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.