How Governor's budget shows some forward thinking

How Governor's budget shows some forward thinking

Governor’s budget is good news not because it’s bigger—but because it’s better, smartly making one-time investments for the long term.

NEW SERIES: Boom, Bust, Repeat? Heeding lessons from California's budgetary past

NEW SERIES: Boom, Bust, Repeat? Heeding lessons from California's budgetary past

New story series from CA Fwd explores how the state can smartly manage recent revenue gains to strengthen public programs for the long term.

Financing the Future Report spotlights options for paying for education and infrastructure

Financing the Future Report spotlights options for paying for education and infrastructure

California's long-term prosperity depends on having a conversation about revenue options to fund state's top priorities regionally and statewide.

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Millennial rewrites story of homelessness through workforce training, education access

05/29/2015 by Quinn French

Economic challenges of California's younger generation of job seekers shown in story of millennial who returned to school and work after being homeless.  Read More

A Sustainable Los Angeles? That’s the Plan!

05/29/2015 by Ed Coghlan

City's first Sustainability Officer explains what the "triple bottom line" means when it comes to measuring the plan to improve the quality life of residents.  Read More

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California’s political reforms are working

05/26/2015 by Ed Coghlan

Latest special election in district with political makeup similar to the entire state shows how California's top-two primary is an incentive for less partisan politics. Read More

Governor’s budget is good news not because it’s bigger—but because it’s better

05/19/2015 by Lenny Mendonca and Pete Weber

Spending plan takes a forward-looking approach to spending surging revenues, smartly making one-time investments for the long term rather than making all-around increases that will have to be cut next recession. Read More