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  November 12, 2014:
Low-Income Students with Federal Aid Shielded From UC, CSU Tuition Hikes
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  October 22, 2014:
Most Favor Water Bond, Rainy Day Fund Gains Ground as Brown Keeps Lead
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  October 15, 2014:
Grants, Scholarships Lag Rising College Costs
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  September 23, 2014:
Brown Holds Big Lead—Majorities Support Water Bond, Measure to Ease Crime Penalties
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  September 18, 2014:
Growing Need for Allied Health Care Workers in Next Decade
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  July 23, 2014:
Strong Support for Global Warming Law Tempered by Concerns About Gas, Electricity Prices
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  May 21, 2014:
Likely Voters Would Rather Pay Down Debt than Restore Funding for Services
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  May 14, 2014:
Online Courses in Community Colleges See Major Growth—But Student Success Rates Lag
  May 06, 2014:
English Learners Reclassified as Proficient in Elementary School Are Top Academic Performers
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  April 30, 2014:
Top-Two Primary Engages Independents—Despite Low Turnout Overall
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  April 23, 2014:
Common Core, New Funding Formula Get High Marks
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  March 26, 2014:
Nearly All Say They Have Cut Water Use—Half of Likely Voters Support Water Bond
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  March 19, 2014:
Community Colleges, CSU Show Progress in Developing Transfer Pathway, But Obstacles Remain
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  March 12, 2014:
California’s Water System Faces a Funding Drought
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  January 29, 2014:
Record-High Job Approval for Brown, Bipartisan Support for His Budget
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  January 22, 2014:
Reforms to Boost Voter Turnout Unlikely to Achieve Big Gains
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  December 09, 2013:
Increase in Auto Thefts Linked to State’s Public Safety Realignment
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  December 04, 2013:
Residents Split on Health Reform Law—Most Are Aware of State Exchange
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  October 08, 2013:
Initiative Reforms Likely to Build Citizen Engagement, Trust in Government
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  September 30, 2013:
California Poverty Measure Finds 8.1 Million Poor--More Than Official Estimate
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  September 25, 2013:
Amid Concerns About Crime, Half Favor Plan to Ease Prison Crowding
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  September 16, 2013:
School Parcel Taxes: Making it Easier to Pass Them Won’t Necessarily Broaden Their Use
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  September 11, 2013:
Phil Isenberg Joins PPIC Board, Donna Lucas Elected Chair
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  July 31, 2013:
Record-High Majority Say State Should Act Now on Global Warming
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  June 26, 2013:
Big Gains in Californians’ Use of Cell Phones, Tablets to Go Online
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  June 03, 2013:
Despite Rise in Student Debt, College is a Smart Investment for Most
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  May 29, 2013:
Majorities Favor Brown’s Revised Budget, School Funding Plan
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  April 29, 2013:
Steps Toward a Healthier Delta
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  April 24, 2013:
College Prep for All? New High School Graduation Standards Set High Bar
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  April 17, 2013:
Public Supports Key Elements of Governor’s School Funding Proposal
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  March 25, 2013:
Steep Funding Cuts Lead to Sharp Decline in Access to Community Colleges
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  March 20, 2013:
Support for Water Bond, High-Speed Rail Falls Short of Majority—Unless Costs Are Reduced
  January 30, 2013:
Brown’s Budget Gets Broad Support, and Majority Back Him on Paying Down Debt
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  December 05, 2012:
Optimism Rises About State’s Outlook, Leaders
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  October 24, 2012:
Voters Split on Proposition 30--Proposition 31, 32, 38 Lag
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  October 09, 2012:
Electorate Divided, Disgruntled—But Confident About Local Government, Initiative Process
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  September 19, 2012:
Half of Likely Voters Favor Proposition 30—Support Slightly Lower for Proposition 38
  September 12, 2012:
California Electoral Reforms Shake Up Status Quo—But Have Yet to Change It
  August 01, 2012:
Majority See Global Warming, Energy as Important Issues—and Prefer Obama
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  June 26, 2012:
Efforts to Help Struggling Students Pass Exit Exam Are Too Little, Too Late
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  May 30, 2012:
Address Risks to Ensure Water Scarcity Does Not Dampen Growth
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  May 23, 2012:
Drop in Support for Cigarette Tax, Most Back Term Limits Change
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  May 09, 2012:
UC, CSU Enrollment Rates Fall 20 Percent for State’s High School Grads
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  April 25, 2012:
Worried About School Funding, Most Favor Tax Increase—For the Rich
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  March 07, 2012:
Economy, Financial Worries Weigh on Likely Voters
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  January 24, 2012:
Strong Support for Brown Tax Plan, Opposition to School ‘Trigger Cuts’
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  December 12, 2011:
Most Favor Governor’s Tax Proposal
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  December 07, 2011:
In Wake of Recession, Less Than Half of Californians Live in Middle-Income Families
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  November 16, 2011:
Amid Concerns About Budget Cuts, Most Say Higher Education System Heading in Wrong Direction
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  November 09, 2011:
Gary K. Hart Named Chair of PPIC Board
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  October 11, 2011:
Diagnostic Tests Result in Big Math Gains
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  September 21, 2011:
Worries About Jobs, Economy Hit Record High
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  September 14, 2011:
Brigitte Bren and Kim Polese Join PPIC Board of Directors
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  August 03, 2011:
Uninsured Now, Eligible for Medi-Cal in 2014
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  July 27, 2011:
Support Drops for More Nuclear Plants, Rises for Offshore Drilling
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  June 22, 2011:
More Californians Using Cell Phones to Go Online
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  June 08, 2011:
Shift Toward Consumption Taxes Could Reduce Revenue Volatility, Improve Business Climate
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  June 01, 2011:
Californians Say Voters Should Have Voice in Budget Choices
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  April 27, 2011:
Worried About Budget’s Toll on Schools, Most Californians Favor Income Tax Hike—But Only for Wealthiest
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  April 13, 2011:
Study Sheds Light on Why State Keeps Growing Despite Poor Business Climate Rankings
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  March 23, 2011:
Support Slips for Special Election
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  March 22, 2011:
PPIC Opens Bechtel Conference Center
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  March 16, 2011:
Repeating a Grade Can Benefit Struggling Students
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  March 14, 2011:
Arizona’s E-Verify Mandate Reduces Number of Unauthorized Immigrants
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  March 08, 2011:
Three Assume Key Roles at PPIC
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  February 23, 2011:
Broad Slate of Reforms Proposed to Manage California Water
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  February 16, 2011:
Encourage Jobs Near Transit, Raise Cost of Driving to Put State on Road to Change
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  February 09, 2011:
Most Say They’re Healthy—But Demographic Disparities Loom Large
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  February 02, 2011:
Hiring Credits Could Help Spur Job Creation
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  January 26, 2011:
Strong Support for Special Election, Shift to Local Governments
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  December 01, 2010:
Post-election Survey: Marijuana, Climate Change, Budget Reform Captured Voters’ Attention
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  November 17, 2010:
Concerns Rise Over Funding of Public Colleges, Universities
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  November 09, 2010:
Small Steps Could Lead to Big Improvement in School Finance System
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  October 20, 2010:
Brown Leads Whitman—Boxer in Close Race With Fiorina
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  October 06, 2010:
Priorities For State Government Among Residents of Five Fiscally Stressed States Are Similar – But Conflict with Budget Reality
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  September 29, 2010:
Whitman, Brown Deadlocked—Boxer Holds Narrow Lead
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  September 07, 2010:
Maria Blanco Joins PPIC Board of Directors
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  August 18, 2010:
Extra Time Spent on Reading Boosts Literacy
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  July 28, 2010:
In Big Shift, Californians Oppose Offshore Oil Drilling
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  June 10, 2010:
CBA, PPIC To Co-host Gubernatorial Debate
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  May 19, 2010:
Stunning Drop in Whitman’s Support Transforms GOP Race for Governor
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  April 28, 2010:
Concern Rises Over Impact of Budget Cuts on Public Schools
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  April 22, 2010:
Updating Master Plan for Higher Education is Key to Closing Skills Gap
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  April 06, 2010:
For Low-Skilled Immigrants, Legal Status Is No Ticket to Upward Mobility
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  March 24, 2010:
Voters’ Disdain for Leaders, Discontent With Parties a Volatile Mix
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  February 10, 2010:
Primary Reform Unlikely To Be Panacea for Partisanship
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  January 27, 2010:
Cut Prison Spending, Spare Schools, Worried Californians Say
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  December 16, 2009:
Whitman Leading, But Most GOP Voters Undecided
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  December 07, 2009:
California Water Myths Distort Critical Policy Debate
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  November 11, 2009:
Californians Give Public Colleges High Grades But See Budget Cuts, Fee Hikes as Big Problems
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  September 10, 2009:
Fed Up With State Leadership, Californians Want Change But Approach Reform Cautiously
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  September 08, 2009:
Robert Hertzberg, David Mas Masumoto, and Steven Merksamer Join PPIC Board of Directors
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  July 29, 2009:
Support for Policies to Curb Warming Slips as Economy Takes Toll
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  July 22, 2009:
California’s Popularity Fading for New Immigrants
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  July 15, 2009:
NCLB Increases Accountability of School Boards, Principals in California
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  June 24, 2009:
Californians Expand Use of Computers, Internet, Broadband—But Digital Divide Leaves Many Behind
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  June 18, 2009:
PPIC Establishes Fellowships with $1 Million Gift from Bren Foundation
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  June 10, 2009:
California's Enterprise Zone Program Fails To Create Jobs
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  May 07, 2009:
Five Budget Measures Losing: Interest in May Election Ballot Increases and So Does Opposition
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  April 29, 2009:
Californians Want Change in Public Schools but Balk at Higher Taxes
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  April 16, 2009:
California’s Education Skills Gap: Modest Improvements Could Yield Big Gains
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  March 25, 2009:
Special Election Ballot Propositions Face Tough Road
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  February 25, 2009:
Pro-Choice Views Prevail, But Californians Far From United on Abortion
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  January 28, 2009:
Californians Back President Obama’s Recovery Plan, Have High Hopes for Him Despite Worries About U.S. Economy
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  January 21, 2009:
California Needs New Fiscal Tools To Rebuild Aging Infrastructure
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  January 06, 2009:
Economic Recovery Task Force Calls on State's Leaders To Act with Unity, Urgency on a Plan For Federal Dollars
  December 09, 2008:
John E. Bryson Joins PPIC Board of Directors
  December 07, 2008:
California Faces Growing Shortage of College-Educated Workers
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  December 03, 2008:
Post-Election Survey: Proposition 8 Results Expose Deep Rifts Over Same-Sex Marriage
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  December 02, 2008:
Public Policy Institute of California Establishes Economic Recovery Task Force
  November 17, 2008:
Preparing for the Inevitable: State Global Warming Strategy Needs To Plan for Climate Change
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  November 12, 2008:
Californians Satisfied With Quality But Worried About Costs At State’s Colleges, Universities
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  October 22, 2008:
Same-Sex Marriage Ban Losing – Measures to Restrict Abortion for Minors, Reform Redistricting Fail to Reach 50 Percent
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  September 24, 2008:
Obama Holds 10-Point Lead in California, But Debates Loom Large
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  September 17, 2008:
California Voters Volatile, Discontent, and Divided
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  September 09, 2008:
Redistricting Unlikely To End Partisan Gridlock in Sacramento
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  August 27, 2008:
Ban on Gay Marriage Trails -- Voters Split on Teen Abortion Constraints, Redistricting
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  August 19, 2008:
Medi-Cal Patients Are Heaviest Users of Emergency Departments — Majority of Visits May Be Avoidable
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  July 30, 2008:
Californians Back Offshore Drilling by Slim Margin
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  July 17, 2008:
Peripheral Canal Is Best Strategy To Save Delta Ecosystem, Ensure Reliable Water Supply
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  June 25, 2008:
More Shop, Get News Online -- Yet Digital Divide Widens
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  June 10, 2008:
Warning Signs Identify Children Likely To Fail High School Exit Exam
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  June 04, 2008:
Many Legal Immigrants Spent Time In U.S. Illegally
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  May 21, 2008:
Californians Call Governor’s Lottery Proposal a Bad Bet
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  May 12, 2008:
New Hands-Free Mobile-Phone Law Expected To Save Hundreds Of Lives A Year
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  April 30, 2008:
School Quality, State Leaders Get Bad Grades as Budget Showdown Looms
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  April 21, 2008:
A. Alan Post Donates California Landscape Paintings to PPIC
  April 09, 2008:
Inland Empire: Growth Will Slow, Challenges Will Not
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  March 26, 2008:
As Budget Angst Grows, Californians Take Stock of Fiscal Options and Take Aim at Elected Leaders
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  February 25, 2008:
Immigration Has Little To Do With California Crime
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  January 24, 2008:
California Screaming: Economic Angst Hits Record High
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  January 16, 2008:
Golden State Not So Blue: Independent Vote Counts, If They Turn Out
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  December 12, 2007:
High Anxiety: Californians Edgy as Economic Woes Escalate, Progress on Policy Issues Stalls
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  December 06, 2007:
PPIC Statement On Proposition 93
  December 03, 2007:
Weighing Options For California Legislative Reform
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  November 15, 2007:
Delayed Childbearing Trend Increasing In California
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  November 05, 2007:
Where Are Businesses Relocating… And What Does It Mean For Employment In Your Part Of California?
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  October 31, 2007:
California’s Higher Education Angst
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  September 20, 2007:
California: Doom, Gloom, And What Happened To Our Boom? Mood Sours As Housing Slumps; Leaders Take A Hit
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  September 14, 2007:
In California’s Global Warming Venture, Zero-Emissions Vehicle Program Has Valuable Lessons To Teach
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  September 05, 2007:
The PPIC Sacramento Center Opens Its Doors
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  September 04, 2007:
Ruben Barrales, Donna Lucas, Leon Panetta Join PPIC Board Of Directors
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  August 29, 2007:
Death — In Depth: Racial, Ethnic Mortality Patterns In California
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  July 25, 2007:
Day Laborers In California… Much Ado About How Much?
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  July 25, 2007:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians And The Environment, The Goal Is Always Greener: Worried Californians Looking for Stronger Government Action on the Environment
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  July 17, 2007:
$1 Million Chair In Policy Research Awarded To PPIC
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  July 10, 2007:
Wireless Internet Access Won’t Close Digital Divide On Its Own
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  June 27, 2007:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians And Their Government: State Has Immigration Jitters And Post-Partisan Depression
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  May 30, 2007:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians And Their Government, California Voters: What They Don’t Know Could Hurt Us?
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  May 23, 2007:
Out-Of-State Labor No Panacea: California Can't Import Its Way Out Of Shortage Of Educated Workers
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  April 25, 2007:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians And Education, Frustrated By Little Progress and Lack of Faith in Process, Californians Lose Focus on K-12 Education
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  April 19, 2007:
Out Of School Means Out Of Sight—And Out Of Luck—For Large Segment Of California’s Immigrant Youth
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  April 12, 2007:
State’s Reach Exceeds Its Grasp In Teaching Immigrants English
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  March 28, 2007:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government: If You Lead, Will They Follow? Voters, Leaders Not On Same Reform Page
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  March 05, 2007:
Saving Money On California’s Budget Process
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  February 27, 2007:
Immigrant Influx Raises Wages Of Native Workers In California
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  February 15, 2007:
California Employment Not Hurt By Companies Expanding Operations To Other States
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  February 07, 2007:
Deteriorating And Deadlocked… The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Is A California Disaster-In-Waiting
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  January 31, 2007:
Budget Reality Check: Huge Mismatch Between What Californians Want And What They’re Willing To Pay For
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  January 24, 2007:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government: Worried About Washington, Californians Pin Hopes on Sacramento
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  January 18, 2007:
Mark Baldassare Named New President And CEO Of PPIC
  January 17, 2007:
California’s Electricity Market: Are We Making Progress?
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  December 19, 2006:
The Changing Face Of Healthcare Realities In California
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  December 08, 2006:
Statement Of The PPIC Board Of Directors On The Retirement Announcement Of President And CEO David W. Lyon
  December 06, 2006:
Post-Election Voter Survey: What a Difference a Year Makes: Optimistic Voters Take Leap of Faith, Have High Hopes for Bipartisanship in Sacramento
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  November 15, 2006:
All Things To All People: The Dilemma Of Community College
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  October 25, 2006:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians And The Future: What Election? Candidates Skirt the Issues, Voters Tune Out
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  October 18, 2006:
Good Intentions, Bad Consequences: Economic Costs Of Mandating Employer-Funded Health Care Could Be Steep
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  October 12, 2006:
CA 2025: California's Future: In Your Hands
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  September 28, 2006:
In California… Who’s Obese, Who’s Not, And Why
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  September 27, 2006:
PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians And The Future, Upcoming Debate May Be Best Hope For Angelides As Schwarzenegger Popularity—And Lead—Swells
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  September 13, 2006:
CA 2025: What If California’s Nonvoters… Voted?
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  August 30, 2006:
Survey On Californians And The Future: Oh, We Of Little Faith! Californians In Funk Over Future, Lukewarm To Big Bond Bucks
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  August 30, 2006:
School Choice Increases Integration – But Not Student Achievement
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  August 09, 2006:
California’s Changing Prison Population: Larger, Older… And More Violent
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  July 26, 2006:
Special Survey on the Environment: Californians Believe Global Warming Clock Is Ticking
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  July 25, 2006:
Immigrant/Ethnic Civic Organizations Wield Little Influence
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  July 12, 2006:
Lawns—Giant Sucking Sound In California
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  June 27, 2006:
Special Survey Of The Central Valley: Bad Air Days! Air Quality, Traffic, Other Growing Pains Hit Fast-Changing Central Valley
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  June 27, 2006:
Protecting The Ports: Are U.S. Security Measures Missing The Boat?
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  June 19, 2006:
New Findings on Business Relocation
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  May 25, 2006:
Special Survey On The State Budget: State Of Uncertainty: Californians Undecided About Primary, Divided About Leadership, Future
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  May 11, 2006:
Are Federal Poverty Estimates Valid For California?
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  April 27, 2006:
Special Survey On Education: Californians Rip State Of K-12 Education, But Won’t Put Their Money Where Their Angst Is
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  April 19, 2006:
Illegal Immigration: National Debate Has Crucial Implications In California
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  March 30, 2006:
Opportunity Squandered, Leaders Take A Hit; Stalled Infrastructure Plans Were Popular With Public
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  February 28, 2006:
More Commuters But Shorter Commutes? Changing Patterns Keep Many Commuters' Times In Check
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  February 23, 2006:
Special Survey On Californians And The Environment: Ignoring Environmental, Coastal Concerns Could Be Perilous For California Politicos In 2006 Election Year
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  February 15, 2006:
Turnover Of New Teachers In California: Can It Hurt Student Achievement? Jeopardize Federal Funding?
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  January 26, 2006:
Special Survey On The California State Budget: Despite High Marks For Budget, Infrastructure Plan, Californians Are Cool Toward Governor’s Leadership
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  January 24, 2006:
California Educators Support State’s Tough Academic Standards But See Low School Resources, Socioeconomic Disparities As Challenges
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  January 05, 2006:
Special Survey On Population: Let’s Talk About Sex: Californians Say Education, Access To Birth Control, Curb Social Ills
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  December 02, 2005:
Special Post-Election Voter Survey: Bah, Humbug! Angry Special Election Voters Cast Vote Of No Confidence In State Leaders, Policymaking Process
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  November 16, 2005:
Employer Or Employee? Workers’ Comp Costs Differ Depending On Who Chooses Medical Provider
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  October 28, 2005:
Special Survey On Californians And The Initiative Process: If You Call It, Will They Come? Voter Interest In Special Election Surges
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  October 26, 2005:
Are Businesses Fleeing California? Myth-Busting Study Says No
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  October 05, 2005:
San Diego’s “Blueprint” School Reform Largely Successful—With A Notable Exception
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  September 29, 2005:
Special Survey On Californians And The Initiative Process, The Bottom: Are We There Yet? Natural Disasters, Gas Prices Fuel Angst, Distrust
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  September 22, 2005:
State Budget Cuts Hamper Counties’ Ability To Deliver Health Services
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  September 08, 2005:
Gaining Ground: California’s Mexican American Children Make Strong Educational Progress Over Parents, Grandparents
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  September 07, 2005:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Student Aid and Higher Education
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  August 25, 2005:
Special Survey On Californians And The Initiative Process: Bad Time For The Ballot Box: Californians Disapprove Of Special Election, Schwarzenegger, State Government
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  August 18, 2005:
California Homebuyers Pushing The Financial Envelope To “Afford The Unaffordable”
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  July 27, 2005:
Parched Future? California’s Population Growth A Challenge For Water Supply — But Variety Of New Options Could Keep State Afloat
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  July 21, 2005:
Special Survey On The Environment: Whose World Is It Anyway? Californians Say State Should Take Lead On Global Warming
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  June 30, 2005:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Federal Child Care Programs
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  June 29, 2005:
After A Decade Of Living Wage Laws — What’s The Verdict?
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  June 16, 2005:
Can Medi-Cal Costs Be Controlled?
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  June 09, 2005:
Power In Numbers? Not Necessarily…
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  June 01, 2005:
CA 2025: PPIC Study Projects Future Of The State, Identifies Key Challenges
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  May 26, 2005:
Special Survey On The State Budget: Money Can’t Buy Happiness: State Coffers Grow, But Californians Remain Glum About Budget
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  May 18, 2005:
More Than 40 Percent Of State's Youth Are Children Of Immigrants
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  April 28, 2005:
Special Survey on Education: Californians Give K-12 Public Education Poor Grades But Have Great Expectations For Their Kids
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  April 27, 2005:
Biotech Exodus From California To Other States Unlikely
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  April 07, 2005:
Born In The USA… But Not Proficient In English
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  March 31, 2005:
PPIC Names CEO Of Pacific Life Insurance As New Board Chairman
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  March 16, 2005:
Special Survey Of Los Angeles County: Today’s Worries Darken Future Outlook In L.A.
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  February 23, 2005:
Policy Puzzle: Leveling Educational Playing Field Proves Tricky
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  February 23, 2005:
Picture Of Health? Californians Prefer To Make Health Policy At The Ballot Box
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  February 10, 2005:
Four Crystal Balls: New Model Of San Joaquin Valley Predicts Major Growth, But How And Where Depends On Today’s Policies
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  January 27, 2005:
As The Nation Goes, So Goes California? Partisanship Returns With A Vengeance
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  January 13, 2005:
What Caused The Workers’ Compensation Crisis In California?
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  December 01, 2004:
Special Survey on Orange County: What A Difference A Decade Makes! Ten Years After Bankruptcy, The OC Loves Government
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  November 23, 2004:
Women’s Work: Married Women, Mothers Drive Family Income Growth
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  November 18, 2004:
Special Survey On Californians And Their Housing: Housing Costs Lead Many Californians To Consider Moving
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  November 15, 2004:
Coastal Californians Driving Central Valley Growth
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  November 10, 2004:
Term Limits Eroding Effectiveness Of State Legislature
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  October 27, 2004:
What If They Held An Election And Nobody Came?
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  October 21, 2004:
Californians Want Popular Vote – Not Electoral College – To Choose President
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  September 27, 2004:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Federal Transit Assistance Programs
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  September 23, 2004:
They Could Care Less: Californians More Concerned Than Americans Generally About Presidential Vote
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  September 14, 2004:
Power To The People: Californians Lead Nation In Use Of Local Initiative
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  August 17, 2004:
Voters Engaged In Top Races And Entrenched In Their Views
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  August 13, 2004:
Multiracial Californians: A Multifaceted Story
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  August 05, 2004:
Special Survey On Californians And The Future: Little Knowledge, Big Worries About State’s Future
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  August 04, 2004:
Crossing The Line: Integration Of California, Mexico Economies Is Largely A Border Story
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  July 26, 2004:
Transportation Affordability in the Bay Area
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  July 22, 2004:
Children Who Immigrate To State At Younger Ages Do Better
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  July 22, 2004:
The Green State: Californians Want Environnmental Protection Despite Economic, Financial Costs
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  June 24, 2004:
What Does It Take To Build A Successful School?
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  May 27, 2004:
California's Chronic Budget Blues
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  May 27, 2004:
California's Chronic Budget Blues
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  May 19, 2004:
Are School-To-Career Programs Working?
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  May 12, 2004:
Immigrants Outlive The Native-Born In California
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  April 29, 2004:
Special Survey Of The Central Valley: There's No Place Like Home!
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  April 21, 2004:
In The Political Driver's Seat: Whites Dominate Beyond Ballot Box
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  April 14, 2004:
International Trade Through California Could Triple By 2020...But Can Our Infrastructure Handle It?
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  March 31, 2004:
Secession Of The Successful? Residents Of Planned Housing Developments Do Not "Opt Out" Of Civic Life, Study Finds
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  March 17, 2004:
Los Angeles County: A House Divided, Racial, Political Groups Have Different Take On Present, Future
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  March 10, 2004:
Estimates Of State Housing Shortage Overstated
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  February 20, 2004:
March 2nd Measures On Shaky Ground
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  February 13, 2004:
State's Poorest Families Fare Better Than Expected In Recent Economic Slump - But Remain Worse Off Than In Earlier Decades
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  January 30, 2004:
Gary Hart, Vilma Martinez Join PPIC Board Of Directors
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  January 16, 2004:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Homeland Security
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  January 15, 2004:
Where The Rubber Meets The Road: Will Governor's Popularity Translate Into Political Capital?
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  January 14, 2004:
California Community Colleges Shortchanged
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  December 18, 2003:
Child Care Subsidies Have Raised Prices For All Families
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  December 03, 2003:
It's A Wonderful Life: Orange County’s Upbeat Attitude Stands Out In Difficult Times
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  November 20, 2003:
Mexicans Represent Higher Proportion Of Today's Immigrants
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  November 13, 2003:
It's A Beach State ... Of Mind: Despite Tumultuous Times, California's Golden Coast Still Captures Hearts
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  October 29, 2003:
Reality Check: Expectations For California Students Outstrip Resources
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  October 10, 2003:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Head Start
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  September 21, 2003:
Distrust Of Government Swells, Support For Recall Subsides
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  September 17, 2003:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Education Programs for Disabled Children
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  September 11, 2003:
Many Families Rise Above Poverty Line After Leaving Welfare, But Conditions for Others Are Bleak
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  August 27, 2003:
Peer Power: Students' Classmates Have Greater Effect Than Other Factors on Academic Success
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  August 21, 2003:
How Low Can We Go? Recall Reflects New Depths Of Pessimism In California
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  August 20, 2003:
California's Newest Neighborhoods More Exclusive - But Not More Expensive - Than Older Communities
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  July 18, 2003:
California's Children Lag Nation's On Measures Of Well-Being
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  July 17, 2003:
Déjà Vu All Over Again? Start-Ups Key To Silicon Valley Renewal
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  July 10, 2003:
Special Survey On Californians And The Environment: Not In My Driveway: Air Pollution Top Concern, But State Residents Don't See Themselves As Part Of Problem
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  July 02, 2003:
Wave of the Future? Overcoming Obstacles to California's Water Market
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  June 17, 2003:
California's Economy Going Global
  June 12, 2003:
Special California State Budget Survey: Californians Bitter, Partisan As Budget Crisis Drags
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  May 07, 2003:
Racial/Ethnic Wage Inequalities Persist in California
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  April 30, 2003:
Special Survey of the Central Valley: Air Pollution Angst Settles Over Central Valley
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  March 27, 2003:
Special Survey of Los Angeles County: Spectrum of Discontent: Common Conerns, Distinct Realities For County's Racial Groups, Communities
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  March 13, 2003:
Rough Road Ahead: State's Infrastructure Deficiencies Cast Long Shadow
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  February 26, 2003:
Federal Formula Grants and California: Federal Highway Program
  February 25, 2003:
Crisis Of Confidence: Public Clashes With Leaders On Budget, Economy, Iraq
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  February 13, 2003:
Teen Births in California Fall Below National Average
  February 07, 2003:
Missing the Mark? Major State Law Does Not Increase Housing Production As Intended
  January 27, 2003:
Lean On Me: California's Local Governments Rely on State Money More Than Those in Rest of Nation
  January 15, 2003:
Perfect Storm, The Sequel? Potential For Electricity Crisis Remains Unless State Moves To Reorganize Sector
  December 16, 2002:
Managing California's Growth: Regional Planning Is the Latest Trend, But Will It Work?
  December 05, 2002:
Golden State of Mind: California Less Worried About Terror Attacks Than Rest of Nation
  December 05, 2002:
Majority-Minority Twist: Whites May Dominate State's Voting Population Well After They Lose Status As Largest Group
  December 05, 2002:
On The Outside Looking In: Latinos Share Less In County's Bounty But Are More Optimistic About Future
  December 03, 2002:
New Series: Federal Formula Grants and California
  November 14, 2002:
Not My Problem: Californians See But Don't Feel Pain Of Growth-Related Challenges Facing State
  November 05, 2002:
Many Of California's Young Children Live In Poverty
  October 30, 2002:
Constance Rice, Thomas Sutton Join PPIC Board Of Directors
  October 22, 2002:
Gubernatorial Candidates Get An Education In Voters' Priorities
  October 04, 2002:
Most Californians Say Homeland Security A Problem, Support Tax Increase To Improve Local Readiness
  September 26, 2002:
Tuned In But Turned Off: Californians Waiting For News They Can Use In Governor's Race
  September 04, 2002:
Wide Gaps In Achievement For Central Valley Students: Sacramento A Standout, San Joaquin Falls Behind
  August 29, 2002:
Neither/Nor: Californians Unsatisfied With Choices In Governor's Race
  August 07, 2002:
Segregation On Decline In California Neighborhoods
  July 17, 2002:
Costly Border Build-Up Has Not Reduced Number Of Unauthorized Immigrants In United States
  June 27, 2002:
Pessimism About State's Environmental Prospects Generates Resolve, Not Apathy
  June 25, 2002:
Not All School Districts Benefit From Class Size Reduction
  May 21, 2002:
Mexican Americans Earn Far Less Than Whites, Even After Three Generations
  May 08, 2002:
Growth Slows, Diversity Grows In California's Regions
  April 25, 2002:
Central Valley Residents Feeling Effects Of Region's Growth
  April 19, 2002:
Silicon Valley's Skilled Immigrants Becoming Agents Of Global Economic Change, Survey Finds
  March 29, 2002:
Timing Is Everything: Off-Cycle Elections Discourage Voter Turnout In Local Contests
  March 14, 2002:
Living Wage Laws Reduce Poverty For Urban Families, Study Finds
  February 21, 2002:
Dynamics In Governor's Race Have Changed Dramatically
  February 07, 2002:
English Learners: A Growing Challenge for California's Public Schools
  January 30, 2002:
Growth-Control Measures May Not Be Biggest Deterrent To Homebuilding In The State - Other Forces Slow Production
  January 25, 2002:
State Policies Slow Californians' Exit From Welfare Rolls
  January 17, 2002:
Californians At Odds With Governor Over State's Most Pressing Problems
  December 13, 2001:
Economy, Electricity, Education Loom Large In 2002 Races
  December 05, 2001:
Public Policy Institute Of California Purchases Financial District Building
  November 28, 2001:
Good News: Poverty Down In California
  November 13, 2001:
Economy, Security Raise Fears But Fail To Dampen Outlook
  October 31, 2001:
Homelessness In California Linked To Growing Gap Between Rich And Poor, Study Finds
  October 15, 2001:
Nonwhite Voters Generally On Winning Side In State Initiative Elections
  September 26, 2001:
Anxiety About Growth Looms Large In Orange County
  September 14, 2001:
Orange County Residents Not Swayed By "El Toro Lite"
  September 05, 2001:
Special Survey On U.S.-Japan Relations; Most Californians View Relations As Positive, Productive
  August 27, 2001:
California's Future Population Growth May Be Less Than Expected, Study Finds
  July 27, 2001:
Minimum Nurse Staffing Requirements Could Cost California Hospitals Between $200,000 And $2.3 Million Annually, Review Says
  July 24, 2001:
Not Married, But Not Single - Surprising Numbers of Unmarried Parents Report Living Together
  July 19, 2001:
Californians Galvanized By Energy Crisis
  June 27, 2001:
Fund Schools Based on Need? Provocative Ideas Emerge from New Report
  June 13, 2001:
State's Race-Conscious Redistricting In 1990s Sparked Increase In Minority Political Participation, Study Finds
  May 21, 2001:
Growing Pains: Energy, Economy Create Anxiety About Population Size
  May 09, 2001:
Gap Between State's Rich And Poor Shrank During 1990's Boom
  March 26, 2001:
Major New Chair In Public Policy Awarded To Bay Area Scholar
  March 13, 2001:
Current U.S. Trade Agenda - High Stakes for California
  March 08, 2001:
Cautious Optimism Prevails In Central Valley, But Concerns Loom Large Over Energy, Economy, Growth
  February 28, 2001:
High School Girls Now Outnumber Boys In Most Math And Science Classes
  February 22, 2001:
Race And Ethnicity Remain Key Predictors Of Well-Being In California
  January 31, 2001:
Peninsula Resident Makes Major Gift To Institute
  January 25, 2001:
Multi State Employer Survey Finds Robust Demand For Welfare Recipients That Could Disappear In Downturn
  January 18, 2001:
Electricity Issue Registers With Californians
  January 12, 2001:
Statement By David Lyon On The Death Of William R. Hewlett
  January 04, 2001:
Cause For Cheer, Concern In Study Of Racial And Ethnic Attitudes
  December 18, 2000:
New Perspective: Competition and Local Economic Development Policy
  December 07, 2000:
Health Care For Medi-Cal Population Less Costly Than Care For Privately Insured, Study Finds
  November 14, 2000:
New Analysis: California's Aging Population
  November 13, 2000:
Majority Of California Hospitals Now Owned By Large Multihospital Corporations
  October 24, 2000:
Presidential Race Tightens In California
  September 29, 2000:
Education and the California Labor Market
  September 19, 2000:
Issues Key To Gore's Strong Showing In California
  August 21, 2000:
Who’s "Movin’ Out" Of California?
  August 10, 2000:
California’s Up For Grabs – Presidential Race Is Nearly Even
  July 24, 2000:
Racial Tension No More Likely In Multi Ethnic Neighborhoods, Study Finds
  July 19, 2000:
Special Survey Of San Diego County; Concerns About Growth Loom Large In San Diego
  July 10, 2000:
Minorities More Likely To Report Unfair Police Treatment, Survey Finds
  June 22, 2000:
Surprising Surge In "Child-Only" Cases Slows Decline In California’s Welfare Rolls
  June 21, 2000:
State’s Environmental Problems Pose Serious Personal Threat, Residents Say
  June 07, 2000:
Rethinking Infrastructure Policy in California
  June 02, 2000:
Risky Business in Los Angeles County
  May 15, 2000:
Poor In California More Likely To Live In Married-Couple Families
  April 28, 2000:
Increasing The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Benefit California’s Poor And May Even Cost Them, Study Finds
  February 25, 2000:
Public Schools Serving Poor Students Are Being Shortchanged In California, Study Finds
  February 15, 2000:
California Voters To Candidates: We’re Listening And This Is What We Want To Hear
  January 18, 2000:
Multiracial And Multiethnic Infants Represent Third Largest Category Of Births In California
  January 14, 2000:
Californians Say Quality Of Education Has Worsened Recently, But Are Unwilling To Ante Up For Improvements
  December 14, 1999:
Californians Have Split Vision For State In New Millennium
  December 10, 1999:
Tax Restrictions Such As Prop. 13 Raise Borrowing Costs For States
  December 01, 1999:
Perspectives on the Child Support System: What Do Fathers Think?
  November 17, 1999:
Central Valley Residents Express Satisfaction With Their Communities And Quality Of Life, Ambivalence About The Future
  October 12, 1999:
PPIC Board Of Directors Elects David A. Coulter As Chairman
  September 14, 1999:
Naturalization Rates Surged In Mid 1990s, Study Finds
  September 09, 1999:
Latino Voters Key To Presidential Victory In State
  August 25, 1999:
Rethinking the California Business Climate
  July 08, 1999:
Pursuit Of Sales Tax Revenues Driving Development Decisions In California Cities
  June 30, 1999:
High-Skilled Immigrants Key Drivers Of Technology Boom
  May 18, 1999:
Latest Health Policy Research
  April 07, 1999:
Job Prospects For Welfare Recipients Not Promising
  February 09, 1999:
Gulf Between Rich And Poor Widens In State, Despite Economic Boom
  January 11, 1999:
Californians Clamor For Education Reform; Lack Faith That State Government Can Make It Happen
  November 16, 1998:
Initiative Process: Money Doesn’t Buy Success at Ballot Box
  October 12, 1998:
Washington Uproar Having Little Impact On Voter Attitudes About Clinton, Election, Issues
  September 22, 1998:
Studies Find Some Major Criticisms Of Prop. 13 To Be Unfounded
  September 14, 1998:
Issues, Not Character, Will Decide Election, Survey Finds
  August 18, 1998:
Public Policy Institute Of California Awards Research Contracts For Work On Critical California Issues
  May 11, 1998:
Majority Say Candidate Debates Will Influence Their Vote In Primary, Survey Finds
  April 15, 1998:
Significant Cross-Over Voting Likely In State’s First Open Primary, Survey Suggests
  February 25, 1998:
Redevelopment Agencies In California Receive Huge Annual Subsidies
  November 06, 1997:
Public Policy Institute Of California Awards 16 Research Contracts For Work On Critical California Issues
  July 14, 1997:
Local Fees, Largely Hidden From Homebuyers, Greatly Increase Cost Of Building, Buying New Homes In California
  April 23, 1997:
Mass Transit Programs In California Could Take Big Hit Under Proposed Changes In Federal Transportation Law
  March 18, 1997:
Good News In The Numbers Game
  March 03, 1997:
Bank of America CEO David Coulter Joins PPIC Board
  February 11, 1997:
One Quarter Of California Families Receive Welfare Benefits
  January 28, 1997:
Vast Majority Of Mexican Immigrants To The United States Do Not Stay, Study Finds
  September 24, 1996:
Undocumented Immigration To State Fell Sharply In Early 1990s, Study Suggests
  July 15, 1996:
The Distribution Of Income In California