California Budget and Policy Center

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In the coming days, Governor Newsom will unveil his updated 2022-23 California state budget proposal — commonly known as the May Revision or May Revise. This revised proposal outlines the governor’s economic outlook and his administration’s policy priorities, including changes since his January proposed budget. As we gear up to …continue reading

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Building a More Equitable California At the Budget Center, we believe that budgets are about values. And as policymakers look to finalize the 2021-22 state budget, it’s important to remember that economic struggles remain for the vast majority of Californians. The good news? With this state budget, policymakers have an …continue reading

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Did you know undocumented and mixed status California families have been excluded from thousands of dollars in federal aid during the pandemic, even though they are deeply integrated into our communities, workplaces, and schools? Undocumented Californians are also shut out of most other supports, including the federal Earned Income Tax …continue reading