By Western Center on Law & Poverty
California has long stood out as a state that innovates and leads. As you begin your term, we at the Western Center on Law and Poverty are ready to work with... Read More »
The Aftermath of the Fires
This year, Californians have faced an unprecedented number of natural disasters. But they no longer have to go at it alone. Thanks to Western Center and partners, we passed the first legislation in the country... Read More »
California regulators laid out a series of requirements to protect reproductive health care in the state before approving the creation of the largest Catholic health system in the United States on the day before Thanksgiving.
The move puts Catholic... Read More »
This year, Californians have faced an unprecedented number of natural disasters. Wildfires from Southern to Northern California continue to devastate communities, and have left tens of thousands without homes and food security.
Fortunately, low-income Californians experiencing devastation from disaster no... Read More »
California likes to tax the rich. A lot.
The top 1 percent of earners provides about half of personal income tax revenue, by far the largest source of funding for the state government.
The downside is that when the... Read More »
THE BUZZ: Governing America’s biggest state ain’t easy.
— That fact was reinforced for Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom some 36 hours after he was decisively declared California’s incoming leader. With Gov. Jerry Brown out of state, Newsom was in charge as... Read More »