PPIC's Publications RSS Feedhttp://www.ppic.org/en-usCopyright 2015 PPIC All Rights Reserved.Mon, 27 Apr 2015 05:34:52 PDTPublic Policy Institute of California : Publications California's County Jails http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1061 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Education http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1149 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>A strong majority of Californians support the Local Control Funding Formula; fewer than half favor the Common Core State Standards. </li> <li>Most public school parents say they have heard nothing at all about the Smarter Balanced assessments. </li> <li>Half of Californians say the state’s budget situation is a big problem for K–12 education and six in 10 say state funding for local schools is not enough. </li> <li>Two-thirds of adults and about half of likely voters would vote yes on a state or local bond measure to fund school construction projects. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0415.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0415.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0415.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0415.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a></span>, <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1149 ">The Dirk and Charlene Kabcenell Foundation</a></span>, the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://silvergiving.org/">Silver Giving Foundation</a></span>, and the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.stuartfoundation.org/">Stuart Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT Californians' Attitudes Toward Marijuana Legalization http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1150 Wed, 22 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT Alternatives to Incarceration in California http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1146 Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT Parcel Taxes as a Local Revenue Source in California, Summary http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1148 Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT Parcel Taxes as a Local Revenue Source in California http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1145 <p>Local government authority is growing in corrections, school funding, and other areas in California, putting pressure on localities to diversify revenue sources. As a result, the parcel tax may become an increasingly important fiscal tool in the state. </p> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Donald Bren Foundation.</p> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California's Changing Prison Population http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=702 Fri, 10 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT Are California’s Schools Ready for Online Testing and Learning? http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1144 Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130 <p>Managing water remains one of the great challenges for California. Population growth, a shifting climate, and declining ecosystem health are putting pressure on the state’s water supply and flood management systems. New policies are needed to address these challenges. This publication highlights some of the most pressing issues, including: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a></span>.</p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Climate Change and Water http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131 <p>California’s climate is warming and becoming more variable. These changing conditions must be integrated into all facets of water management.</p> <p>This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Managing Drought http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132 <p> California is prone to multi-year droughts. Diverse approaches are needed to manage water supply and the environment during dry periods.</p> <p>This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Paying for Water http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133 <p>Sustainable solutions by state and local leaders are needed to close serious funding gaps in some areas of water management.</p> <p>This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Preparing for Floods http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134 <p> One in five residents and $725 billion in structures are vulnerable to flooding. New tools are needed to reduce these risks.</p> <p> This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135 <p>The Delta is the deteriorating, fragile hub of California’s water supply system. Critical decisions about its future are pending.</p> <p> This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Storing Water http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136 <p>California can improve the management of reservoirs and groundwater basins to better prepare for droughts and manage floods.</p> <p> This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Water for Cities http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137 <p>California’s urban water users are adapting to an increasing population and a growing economy by diversifying supplies and reducing demand.</p> <p>This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Water for the Environment http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139 <p>River and wetland ecosystems in California are declining. Major investments and novel approaches are needed to improve ecosystem health. </p> <p> This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT California’s Water: Water for Farms http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140 <p>California is the nation’s most productive agricultural producer. Shifts in crop types and declining water supply reliability threaten this important industry.</p> <p> This publication is part of a <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1130">briefing kit</a></span> that highlights the state’s most pressing water management issues in nine key areas: </p> <ul> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1131">Climate change and water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1132">Managing droughts</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1133">Paying for water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1134">Preparing for floods</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1135">The Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1136">Storing water</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1137">Water for cities</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1139">Water for the environment</a></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1140">Water for farms</a></span></li> </ul> <p>We gratefully acknowledge the support of the <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://sdbjrfoundation.org/">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a>.</span></p> Thu, 2 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1143 <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">Some findings of the current survey:</span></p> <ul> <li>Californians are worried about the water supply in their part of the state and say that people in their region are not doing enough to respond to the drought. </li> <li>Many share the governor’s concern about the state’s roads and bridges; fewer support tax increases to fund improvements. </li> <li>Most favor using state budget surpluses to restore higher education funding, but only if tuition and fees do not increase. </li> <li>Support for legalizing marijuana (53%) is at its highest point; more than half of Californians would not be bothered if a legal marijuana store opened in their neighborhood. </li> </ul> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Obama0315.pdf">President Obama</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Brown0315.pdf">Governor Brown</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_CalLegislature0315.pdf">California State Legislature</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/APR_Congress0315.pdf">U.S. Congress</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Time Trends of Job Approval Ratings</span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Obama0315.xls">President Obama</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Brown0315.xls">Governor Brown</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_CalLegislature0315.xls">California State Legislature</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_APR_Congress0315.xls">U.S. Congress</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic; font-weight: bold;"> Mood of Californians</span>:<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionState0315.pdf">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOCal0315.pdf">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/DirectionCountry0315.pdf">General Direction of Things in the United States</a></span> [PDF]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/pubs/other/EOUS0315.pdf">Economic Outlook for the United States</a></span> [PDF]</p> <p align="left"><img border="0" src="/content/images/double_arrow.jpg" alt="" /><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(205, 113, 0); font-style: italic;"> Time Trends for the Mood of Californians</span></span>: <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionState0315.xls">General Direction of Things in California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOCal0315.xls">Economic Outlook for California</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_DirectionCountry0315.xls">General Direction of Things in the United States</a></span> [XLS]<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/data/TimeTrend_EOUS0315.xls">Economic Outlook for the United States</a></span> [XLS]</p> <p>This survey was supported with funding from <span style="font-weight: bold;"><a href="http://irvine.org/">The James Irvine Foundation</a></span>.</p> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT Corrections Infrastructure Spending in California http://www.ppic.org/main/publication.asp?i=1142 Wed, 18 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT