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The Initiative Process in California

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, Jui Shrestha

How influential are citizens' initiatives? Many initiatives have brought about major policy changes—for example, Proposition 13 in 1978 limits property taxes; ...

Statewide Survey

PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Sonja Petek, Jui Shrestha

May 24, 2014 ... Full Report Methodology. Related Event Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government →. Some findings of the current survey:.


The Benefits of Headwater Forest Management

By Henry McCann, Van Butsic, Yufang Jin, Scott Stephens ...

This report assesses the benefits and beneficiaries of improved forest management. This information is key to crafting the financial tools, policies, ...

Fact Sheet

Crime Trends in California

By Magnus Lofstrom, Brandon Martin

SOURCES: Authors' calculation based on Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report 1960–2002 and the California Department of Justice's Criminal ...


Scientist and Stakeholder Views on the Delta Ecosystem

By Ellen Hanak, Jay Lund, Jeffrey Mount, Peter Moyle ...

Foundation. Several companion reports contain related findings: Aquatic Ecosystem Stressors in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta (Mount et al. 2012) summarizes ...


Paying for Water in California

By Ellen Hanak, Dean Misczynski, Jay Lund, Brian Gray ...

Full Report Technical Appendix. Related Content Commentary: 3 Lessons for California's Water Funding Challenges in Today's Recession →.


Special Education Finance in California

By Laura Hill, Patrick Murphy, Paul Warren, Iwunze Ugo

However, special education was preserved as California's largest remaining categorical grant operating mostly outside the LCFF governance framework. This report ...

Public Policy Institute of California