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Statement on the California Senate’s 2023-24 Budget Plan 

SACRAMENTO, CA — Today, the California Senate is taking steps to ensure that the largest and most profitable corporations that benefit from California’s people, resources, and infrastructure pay their fair share. The proposed graduated corporate tax rate improves tax fairness, protects small businesses, strengthens refundable tax credits, addresses homelessness and unaffordable housing costs, and supports … Continued

California Budget & Policy Center Names New Director of Communications

SACRAMENTO, CA — Mauricio Torres (he/him), former Communications Strategist at the Budget Center, was promoted to Director of Communications. He replaced Sarah Jimenez, who recently left the organization to lead communications for the National Center for Youth Law. As Director of Communications, Torres is responsible for ensuring the Budget Center’s values and perspective on creating … Continued

State Leaders Have Opportunity to Provide Targeted Relief to Californians Struggling to Make Ends Meet

The California Budget & Policy Center, a research and analysis nonprofit advancing public policies that expand opportunities and promote well-being for all Californians, released the following statement from Executive Director Chris Hoene following the release of Governor Newsom’s revised 2022-23 state budget proposal, or May Revision: “At the end of the day, the state budget … Continued