California Budget & Policy Center: An Alternative to the “Medi-Cal as Pac-Man” Storyline

By Scott Graves Last week, we highlighted two storylines about the state budget that are holding back California from adequately investing in broadly shared prosperity. Just a few days ago, another common storyline about state spending surfaced in the news media. This third narrative places exaggerated emphasis on the state budget impacts of rising enrollment … Continue reading

California Budget and Policy Center: Twelve Key Health and Human Services Issues in the 2015-16 Budget Debate: Which Way Forward?

By Scott Graves With just two weeks remaining until the Legislature’s June 15 deadline for passing a budget bill, state policymakers are at odds over whether — and by how much — California should boost funding for an array of health and human services in 2015-16, the fiscal year that begins this coming July 1. … Continue reading

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