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Labor Force Participation in California

California’s labor force participation is shrinking, mainly because of an aging population. But significant participation gaps across demographic groups also pose limitations. How can the state remove barriers to work and build a strong workforce for years to come? PPIC researchers Julien Lafortune, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, and Hans Johnson will discuss findings—and pathways forward—from a new report.

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California’s Economic Future

California is a powerhouse of innovation and wealth-building—yet our state has the highest poverty rate in the nation. What policies can best support California’s economic leadership and also ensure that more of its residents benefit from the state’s success? Join Marketplace’s Kai Ryssdal and a panel of experts for a wide-ranging conversation on California’s economic future.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Economic Well-Being

PPIC’s latest survey looks at Californians’ perceptions of their personal financial well-being. In addition to exploring concern about paying bills and saving for college and retirement, it examines job security and satisfaction and gauges support for labor unions. PPIC researchers Dean Bonner and Deja Thomas will discuss key findings and takeaways.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

PPIC’s latest survey examines Californians’ views on economic conditions and their personal finances. It also looks at approval of state and federal officials, preferences for the 2024 elections, and opinions on mental health and immigration policy. Survey analyst Deja Thomas will present key findings and discuss takeaways with associate survey director Dean Bonner.

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Managing Water and Farmland Transitions in the San Joaquin Valley

Achieving groundwater sustainability is vital to the health of the San Joaquin Valley’s communities, agriculture, environment, and economy—but the transition will be challenging. How can the region ensure the best outcomes? Authors of a new PPIC study and a diverse group of local and state experts will discuss key issues and solutions to some of the valley’s looming challenges.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

PPIC’s latest survey examines Californians’ views on economic issues, such as inflation and the state budget situation. It also looks at approval of state and federal elected officials, concerns about natural disasters, and opinions on immigration policies. Survey analyst Rachel Lawler will present key findings and discuss takeaways with survey analyst Deja Thomas.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

As the PPIC Statewide Survey celebrates its 25th year, our latest survey examines Californians’ views on some of the top issues facing the state, including the economy, housing, and homelessness. It also looks at opinions on the state budget and tracks approval of state and federal elected officials. Survey analyst Rachel Lawler will present key findings and discuss takeaways with associate survey director Dean Bonner.

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A Conversation with California’s Legislative Leadership

What are the most pressing issues the legislature should address in the next session? Legislative leaders— Toni Atkins, President Pro Tempore of the California State Senate and Brian Jones, California State Senate Minority Leader—will talk about their priorities and why these issues are important to California’s future.

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Surplus and Shortage: California’s Water Balancing Act

As climate change accelerates, it’s bringing more extreme weather to California: The dry periods are hotter and drier than ever before—and the wet periods can be torrential. The only certainty is that water managers at every level will have to plan for and respond to extremes. How can we cope with the increasing volatility of our water cycle? We bring together three panels of experts to find out.

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Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Economic Well-Being

PPIC’s latest survey examines Californians’ views on their finances, inflation, and income inequality. It also looks at job satisfaction and opinions on policies related to housing affordability, college costs, and job training. PPIC associate survey director Dean Bonner will present key findings and discuss takeaways with survey analyst Rachel Lawler.

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