Lack of Plumbing Makes Fighting COVID-19 Difficult Paulette Cha July 8 2020 For some Californians, lack of reliable access to running water is a barrier to regular handwashing and other means of reducing coronavirus spread.
Commentary: Improving Forest Health Can Build Jobs, Economies in Rural California Henry McCann, Van Butsic July 6 2020 Putting Californians to work improving the health of the state’s headwater forests would boost economic recovery and reduce wildfire risk.
Are California’s Jobs Rebounding? Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune June 25 2020 Job losses across the state’s economy have leveled off, but California still has among the highest unemployment rates in the nation.
The Economic Toll of COVID-19 on Self-Employed Workers Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune June 15 2020 Independent contractors, freelancers, and gig workers account for more than one-quarter of Californians providing personal care, household upkeep, or other services—areas especially hard hit during the pandemic.
Video: A Conversation with Secretary of State Alex Padilla Mary Severance June 10 2020 Secretary of State Padilla talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about addressing racial discrimination and discusses conducting a census count and an election during COVID-19.