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Examining the Federal EITC’s Impact on Poverty January 25 2018 The federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) keeps hundreds of thousands of Californians out of poverty. But its role varies widely across regions.
Commentary: Will California’s Pot Law Limit Illegal Marijuana Sales? January 2 2018 Will the legalization of recreational marijuana change much in California?
Video: John Cox’s Priorities December 12 2017 Businessman John Cox, candidate for governor, says the most important issues facing the state are removing the influence of special interest money, making the state more affordable, and addressing state employee pension debt.
New Water Rules for Marijuana Growers December 5 2017 Cannabis growers will encounter new state requirements next year to address the crop’s impact on California’s creeks and streams.
Video: Strategies for Reducing Child Poverty November 21 2017 A new report on reducing child poverty underscores the need for policymakers to be strategic in determining how best to help families in need throughout the state.
News and analysis of California policy issues from PPIC