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May 30, 2023 - Presented to: Assembly Committee on Health Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services
May 5, 2023 - This post analyzes the Governor’s proposal to expand the Whole Child Model to additional counties.
March 30, 2023 - This report satisfies supplemental report language adopted by the Legislature in 2022 on nonreporting entities’ information security (IS) compliance. Among other considerations, this report (1) identifies each of the nonreporting entities based on one statutory interpretation, (2) considers whether some of them could benefit from compliance with and reporting on IS policies and procedures similar to those set by the California Department of Technology, and (3) provides options for the Legislature to consider to improve nonreporting entities’ IS compliance and achieve a certain IS maturity level.
March 23, 2023 - This post provides an overview of information security (IS) proposals in the Governor’s 2023-24 budget, including our assessment and recommendations across the proposals and specific to the California Cybersecurity Integration Center (Cal-CSIC).
March 22, 2023 - Presented to: Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services
March 20, 2023 - This brief provides updates on federal and state broadband programs and projects, including the state’s 2021 broadband infrastructure spending plan, and considers the proposed delays of broadband infrastructure funding in the Governor’s 2023-24 budget.
March 17, 2023 - This post provides an overview of the information technology projects in the Governor’s proposed 2023-24 budget, provides our assessment of topics common to several proposals, and offers options for legislative consideration.
March 7, 2023 - Presented to: Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications
March 2, 2023 - This post describes the Governor’s 2023-24 budget assumptions and proposals related to the In-Home Supportive Services program and offers relevant issues for legislative consideration.
February 28, 2023 - Presented to: Assembly Committee on Health Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services
February 24, 2023 - In this post, we provide some background on the Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) Program, followed by an overview of the Governor's 2023-24 budget proposals and assumptions for SSI/SSP.
February 22, 2023 - In this post, we provide some basic background on the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program followed by an overview and assessment of the Governor’s CalWORKs budget proposals.
February 22, 2023 - California’s children and family programs include an array of services to protect children from abuse and neglect and to keep families safely together when possible. This analysis: (1) provides program background; (2) outlines the Governor’s proposed 2023-24 budget for children and family programs, including child welfare services and foster care programs; (3) provides implementation updates on a number of programs that were funded in the current and prior years; and (4) raises questions and issues for the Legislature to consider.
February 21, 2023 - This post analyzes the Governor's proposed delays and reductions to certain health workforce initiatives adopted in the 2022-23 budget.