California’s Continuing Budget Crisis

Below are the budget and fiscal materials developed for or referred to at the January 12, 2011 Working Families Policy Summit.

Recommendations to Achieve Revenue Sufficiency
Prepared by Lenny Goldberg, California Tax Reform Association.

Revenue History: A Brief Chronology
Prepared by Lenny Goldberg, California Tax Reform Association.

Governor’s Proposed Budget Balances Spending Reductions with Additional
Revenues, Includes Deep Cuts to Health and Human Services Programs

This is the budget analysis prepared by the California Budget Project and referred to by CBP executive director, Jean Ross.

The 2011-12 Budget: Overview of the Governor’s Budget, from the Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) (January 12, 2011)

Our budget partners contributed columns to

Brown proposes deep cuts in health, social service programs, a lead-off column by editor Dan Weintraub

The road to budget hell, by Mark Paul, author of California Crackup, How Reform Broke the Golden State and How We Can Fix It, and Visiting Scholar, Institute of Governmental Studies, UC Berkeley

California will have to do more with less, by Tim Gage, Co-Founder, Blue Sky Consulting Group, and Former Director, California Department of Finance

Foreclosures causing human, fiscal pain, by Ronald Coleman, Legislative Director, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment

A path forward for California, a contribution from California Forward Executive Director James P. Mayer.