Category Archives: Budget

Summit Materials Rolled Out

Over 500 California leaders attended the California Working Families Policy Summit, held on January 12, 2011. All of the materials developed for the Summit – advocate recommendations, fact sheets and legislative histories – are now available on our website. Please … Continue reading

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The Morning After

With the special election ballot propositions resulting in a resounding NO, NO, NO, NO, NO, and YES, the discussion moves toward the always important question of: What now? Here are some responding voices: The Sacramento Bee begins by concurring, “You … Continue reading

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State Budget Propositions Click on each ballot proposition to see background information, analyses, and a compilation of opinion pieces. 1A: “Rainy Day” Budget Stabilization Fund 1B: Education Funding 1C: Lottery Modernization Act 1D: Children’s Services Funding 1E: Mental Health Services … Continue reading

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Join the Discussion on the Governor’s Budget Scenarios

Governor Schwarzenegger held a press conference on May 14, 2009, to unveil two revised budget proposals for the 2009-10 fiscal year. Here’s the press release for the conference, a new analysis from the California Budget Project, and an initial report … Continue reading

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How will the Propositions affect CalWORKs? An interview with Michael Herald

As voters debate their decisions about the May 19 budget Propositions, many have questions about how the measures will affect welfare recipients and programs. CCRWF Executive Director Kate Karpilow interviewed longtime Summit presenter Mike Herald, Legislative Advocate with the Western … Continue reading

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Why California Federation of Teachers Opposes Prop 1A

Authored by Kenneth Burt, Political Director, California Federation of Teachers The California Federation of Teachers opposes Proposition 1A because it is bad for students. In evaluating proposed public policy, CFT examines the likely impact on the “whole child” and working … Continue reading

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