Beyond "Boom and Bust"? An Initial Analysis of the Governor's Rainy Day Fund Proposal
This new CBP analysis looks at Governor Jerry Brown's proposal to strengthen the state's budget reserves and examines key issues it raises.
Op-Ed: California Can Have a Stronger – and Fairer – Tax System
The CBP's Chris Hoene and Luke Reidenbach write in the Sacramento Bee about how changes to California's tax system could promote economic security for low-income households while supporting the necessary investments in our future.
Who Pays Taxes in California?
A new CBP report — released in advance of Tax Day — examines state and local taxes in California and shows that
low-income households are currently contributing a disproportionate share of their incomes.
Materials from CBP Annual Conference Available Online
This conference page features presentations and other materials from our March 6 conference.
CSU and UC in the Governor's Proposed 2014-15 Budget: Funding Would Be Nearly One-Quarter Below Pre-Recession Levels
A new CBP analysis shows that even with a proposed increase, annual spending on CSU and UC would remain well below 2007-08 levels.