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Western Center News

WCLP Statement on the American Health Care Act

Today, after incredible public pressure around the importance of health care, the House pulled the American Health Care Act from a vote.  The Republican’s proposal threatened to gut our Medi-Cal program and repeal important provisions of the Affordable Care Act.  ...
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Evaluating the 2017-18 State Budget

On Tuesday Governor Brown will release his budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Many anticipate that it will be a “hold the line” budget that makes few new commitments even though California has enjoyed a long period of economic...
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We Stand for Racial Justice

In the wake of the recent killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, Western Center on Law & Poverty has issued a joint statement with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, the National Legal Aid & Defender Association,...
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