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PPIC Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government

By Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Rachel Lawler, Deja Thomas

1 day ago ... A slim majority would rather pay lower taxes and have a state government ... 45 percent say the cost of their housing makes them and their ...


Solar Energy and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley

By Andrew Ayres, Annabelle Rosser, Ellen Hanak, Alvar Escriva-Bou ...

Since it is often more cost-effective to add transmission capacity along existing ... In areas where solar is not a compatible use, the property tax benefit ...


Storing Water for the Environment

By Sarah Null, Jeffrey Mount, Brian Gray, Kristen Dybala ...

... and recreational uses are paid from general federal and state tax revenues. ... California should continue to rely on a combination of water user fees ...

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Is SGMA Compatible with Farmland Preservation?

By Annabelle Rosser

Aug 15, 2022 ... In turn, the property's tax assessments are reduced by 20% to 75%. ... a faster option that requires the landowner to pay a hefty fee.

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Budget Surplus Divides Californians

By Dean Bonner

Jun 2, 2022 ... Last month, Governor Newsom released a $300.7 billion spending plan and announced an estimated $97.5 billion state budget surplus as part of ...


Equitable State Funding for School Facilities

By Julien Lafortune, Niu Gao

Most funding for California's K–12 facilities comes from local tax revenues, ... fees (levied by school districts on most forms of new development).


Targeted K–12 Funding and Student Outcomes

By Julien Lafortune

A robust state economy and significant changes in state tax policy ... the greatest shares of high-need students—mounting cost pressures may affect school ...