Proposition 2: Should California Prioritize Paying Down Debt and Significantly Change State Budget Reserve Policies?
This new ballot measure analysis examines Proposition 2 and the key policy issues it raises, including what it would mean for the overall state budget and for K-14 education funding.
CBP Infographic: Poverty Is a Problem We Can Address
This new infographic shows why state policies that boost workers' earnings can play a major role in reducing poverty and fostering economic opportunity.
New Census Data Show That More Than One in Seven Californians – One-Third of Them Children – Lived in Poverty in 2013
This CBP fact sheet examines new Census data on poverty, child poverty, and income in California.
Proposition 47: Should California Reduce Penalties for Drug and Property Crimes and Invest in Treatment?
This ballot measure analysis looks at what Proposition 47 would do and examines its potential impact on public safety, community health, and California's criminal justice system.
Beyond Recovery: Making the State's Economy Work Better for Low- and Mid-Wage Californians
A new CBP report on the latest employment and wage trends in California shows that just recovering from the Great Recession will not be enough to provide for broad-based economic growth.
An Open Letter to Five States’ Officials About Tesla Motors
CBP Executive Director Chris Hoene joined leaders at peer organizations in four other western states in a letter urging policymakers to rethink their approach to economic development.