Five Facts Everyone Should Know About Poverty
A new CBP report highlights the potential for public policies to reduce poverty and connect low-income Californians with economic opportunity.
Read the CBP's Analysis of the 2014-15 Budget Package
This report examines the budget agreement signed by Governor Brown in June, highlighting its major provisions as well as key proposals not included in the budget package.
CBP Releases Statement on Budget Agreement
Executive Director Chris Hoene calls the 2014-15 budget agreement announced by Governor Brown and legislative leaders “only a
very small step toward much-needed reinvestment in California's families and communities.”
Op-Ed: Will State Leaders Keep Promise of New School Funding Formula?
The CBP’s Jonathan Kaplan writes in the Sacramento Bee about why policymakers need to act to ensure transparency in school districts' use of dollars targeted to disadvantaged students.
Five Things You Need to Know About California’s Child Care and Development System
This new CBP report looks at the current state of subsidized child care and preschool in California and highlights the need for reinvestment.
Fact Sheet: Requirements for Approving Key Legislative Actions in California
This easy-to-read table highlights the rules for approving more than a dozen legislative actions, from passing a budget bill to amending the state Constitution.