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Reforming Pretrial Justice in California

By Heather Harris, Magnus Lofstrom

The referendum will come amid widespread upheaval in the criminal justice system ... revenue following the pandemic is projected to strain the state budget, ...

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Can Pretrial Decisions Be Improved?

By Heather Harris, Justin Goss

Mar 27, 2019 ... Last year, a state appellate court ruled that defendants should not ... SB 10 will be subject to a November 2020 referendum—but it's worth ...

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Election Takeaways: Golden State of Mind

By Mark Baldassare

Dec 14, 2018 ... Midterm elections are often described as a referendum on the president, and President Trump's approval rating was at 39 percent in the October ...

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Tectonic Shifts in Orange County

By Mark Baldassare

Oct 8, 2018 ... Since this midterm election is a referendum on the president, ... that Donald Trump is handling his job as president of the United States?

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Steven Merksamer Named Chair of PPIC Board

By Mark Baldassare

Sep 13, 2018 ... ... and referendum process, chair at our annual meeting yesterday. ... our state make him an ideal leader for PPIC at this important time.

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Proposition 13: 40 Years Later

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Lunna Lopes

Proposition 13 also requires that all state tax increases be approved by two-thirds of the legislature and that special taxes levied by local governments be ...


The Impact of Proposition 47 on Crime and Recidivism

By Mia Bird, Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin, Steven Raphael

... (about 135 more thefts per 100,000 residents) compared to other states. ... in the coming years the state and counties will be better able to assess the ...

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The Rising Cost of College: Student Fees

By Courtney Lee, Jacob Jackson

Mar 14, 2018 ... When students vote to approve referenda, they are agreeing to implement fees ... State and institutional aid programs cover only tuition and ...