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Report

An Analysis of California's Weights and Measures Programs

December 1, 1985 - Senate Concurrent Resolution 30 (Resolution Ch 117/83-McCorquodale), directs the Legislative Analyst to study and report to the Legislature on the activities of the county sealers and the CDFA in carrying out the state's weights and measures laws. This report was prepared in response to the directive contained in SCR 30.

Report

An Analysis of California's Tax Credit for Solar-Powered Irrigation Pumping Systems

May 1, 1985 - Chapter 906, Statutes of 1980 (SB 1687), established a special state tax credit to encourage the installation of solar-powered irrigation pumping systems. This report has been prepared in response to the requirement set forth in Chapter 906. The report (1) describes solar-powered irrigation pumps; (2) summarizes existing state and federal tax provisions aimed at encouraging their installation; (3) analyzes the basic economics and cost-effectiveness of these systems, and (4) discusses both the costs to the state and the statewide benefits resulting from the tax credit.

Report

An Analysis of Findings From the San Diego Job Search and Work Experience Demonstration Program

May 1, 1985 - The San Diego Job Search and Work Experience Demonstration program was established in 1982 for the purpose of determining the impact that specific employment services have on applicants for Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC). The demonstration program was conducted by the San Diego County welfare department in cooperation with the state departments of Employment Development (EDD) and Social Services (DSS), and was evaluated by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC).

Report

Report of the Legislative Analyst for Fiscal Years 1982-83 and 1983-84

March 1, 1985 - This report summarizes the activities of the Legislative Analyst's office during fiscal years 1982-83 and 1983-84.

Report

The California State Lottery--An Overview

February 1, 1985 - The California State Lottery--An Overview

Report

Regulation of Financial Services

February 1, 1985 - Regulation of Financial Services

Report

Comparable Worth

February 1, 1985 - Comparable Worth

Report

State "Pickup" of Employee Retirement Contributions

January 1, 1985 - The state Department of Personnel Administration (DPA) is in the process of implementing administratively a federal tax provision allowing the state to "pick up" mandatory employee retirement contributions. Implementation of the pickup program would result in increased take-home pay to state employees—due primarily to reduced federal tax liabilities—at no direct cost to the state. In this report, we examine the fiscal and policy implications of implementing the pickup program.

Report

Job Search, Training, and Work Experience: The Lessons for California From Eight Evaluations of the Work Incentive Program

January 1, 1985 - This report reviews the effectiveness of the Work Incentive (WIN) program, which is designed to help recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) find jobs.

Presentation

Santa Barbara County Annual Training Seminar

October 11, 1984 - SPEECH TO SANTA BARBARA COUNTY ANNUAL TRAINING SEMINAR, VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE - OCTOBER 11, 1984

Report

A Review of the Shared Work Unemployment Compensation Program

August 1, 1984 - The Shared Work Unemployment Compensation (SWUC) program was established in 1978 as an alternative to layoffs during periods of reduced demand for labor. The program allows employees to receive Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits when their work week has been reduced, even though they continue to be employed.

Report

A Review of the Shared Work Unemployment Compensation Program

August 1, 1984 - The Shared Work Unemployment Compensation (SWUC) program was established in 1978 as an alternative to layoffs during periods of reduced demand for labor. The program allows employees to receive Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits when their work week has been reduced, even though they continue to be employed.

Report

Implementation of the Early Retirement Program as Authorized by SB 307 Chapter 680/1982

April 2, 1984 - On August 30, 1982, SB 307 was signed into law (Chapter 680, Statutes of 1982). This legislation provided the authority for the Governor to implement what is commonly referred to as the early retirement or "golden handshake" program. The purpose of the legislation was to provide State management with a mechanism to reduce the impact of or to avoid the necessity for personnel reductions by making early retirement available to eligible employees (it should be noted that the program was not intended to be an employee benefit program).

Report

A.B. 780

February 1, 1984 - AB 780 is a bill that would increase the refundable deposit the sponsors of initiatives have to put down at the time they submit their initiatives to the Attorney General for a title.

Report

Collective Bargaining

December 8, 1983 - A statement to the Assembly Committee on Public Employees and Retirement and the Senate Committee on Governmental Organization and Public Employment and Retirement on the bargaining process in other states and assessing the role of the California Legislature in the collective bargaining process covering state employees.

Other Government Areas Staff

Chas Alamo
(916) 319-8357
Personal Income Tax, Employment, and Labor Law
 
Ross Brown
(916) 319-8345
Property Taxes, Bonds, and the Economy
 
Ann Hollingshead
(916) 319-8305
State Budget and Federal Funding
 
Lourdes Morales
(916) 319-8320
Local Government, Housing, and Homelessness
 
Nick Schroeder
(916) 319-8314
Public Employment, CalPERS, and Elections
 
Angela Short
(916) 319-8309
Teachers' Retirement Policy/ Child Welfare/ Community Care Licensing
 
Jared Sippel
(916) 319-8335
Emergency Services and Business Regulation
 
Brian Weatherford
(916) 319-8337
Corporation Tax and Insurance
 
Seth Kerstein
(916) 319-8365
Sales and Excise Taxes and Demographics