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Video: Californians and Their Government

By Vicki Hsieh

PPIC researchers Deja Thomas and Dean Bonner discuss key takeaways from our latest statewide survey, including findings on COVID-19, the economy, crime, the current political environment, and other topics.

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Video: A Conversation with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti

By Mary Severance

Mayor Garcetti talks with PPIC’s Lande Ajose about key challenges facing California and its largest city—including infrastructure, housing and homelessness, and climate change—and how state and local leaders can help create a more prosperous, equitable, and sustainable future.

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Most Californians Favor Newsom’s Budget Proposal

By Rachel Lawler

The governor’s proposed state budget has the support of a solid majority of Californians as does the COVID-19 Emergency Response Package included in his spending plan.

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Commentary: Narrowing the Digital Divide with Pandemic Benefits

By Joseph Hayes, Darriya Starr, Niu Gao

Many California households struggle to afford broadband internet, especially in low-income communities and communities of color. How can policymakers help maximize the impact of a key federal program that aims to expand access?

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2021 Year in Review

By Mark Baldassare

The past year has been another deeply challenging one for California and the nation. As 2021 draws to a close, president and CEO Mark Baldassare reflects on the role PPIC has played in providing essential information—and fostering constructive dialogue—on the critical policy issues facing our state.

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Groundhog Day for the California Economy?

By Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune

A close look at the state’s recent job growth sheds light on whether California will see a repeat of last winter’s economic slowdown.

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Uncertain Fate Awaits Prison Worker Vaccine Mandate

By Heather Harris, Joseph Hayes

As the battle over mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for prison workers unfolds, the well-being of prisoners, prison staff, and their communities hangs in the balance.

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Video: Groundwater and Urban Growth in the San Joaquin Valley

By Sarah Bardeen

As the San Joaquin Valley addresses groundwater overdraft, its urban utilities face unique challenges. We convened a panel of experts to discuss how to ensure a smooth transition to groundwater sustainability for the region’s residents. Missed it? Watch the event video.

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