PPIC Statewide Survey
Commentary: An Equitable Recovery for California Requires Two Key Strategies Sarah Bohn, Dean Bonner, Vicki Hsieh January 25 2021 The current economic downturn has had an outsized impact on low-wage workers, communities of color, and women, and threatens to widen inequality. The right short- and long-term policies could help those most affected while broadening economic opportunity.
Where We Stand Mark Baldassare January 11 2021 PPIC president and CEO Mark Baldassare condemns the recent attack on the US Capitol and underscores the importance of shared knowledge and fact-based dialogue during this time of upheaval.
Video: A Conversation with Cabinet Secretary Ana Matosantos Stephanie Barton December 18 2020 Ana Matosantos, cabinet secretary to Governor Newsom, talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about managing the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps California is taking to foster a strong economic recovery.
Diversity in the California Statehouse Jennifer Paluch December 17 2020 White lawmakers account for a disproportionately large share of the legislature, while Latinos are underrepresented. But the legislature has gotten more diverse in recent years.
Californians’ Outlook Is Bleak as Low-Income Families Struggle Dean Bonner, Vicki Hsieh December 16 2020 Families with annual incomes of less than $40,000—about one in five California households—have been disproportionately affected by the current economic downturn, with the impact varying across regions.