December 2, 2002 - A series of charts and tables which address questions frequently asked of our office. These "snapshots" of information provide a broad overview of public finance and program trends in the state.
December 6, 2000 - Various "snapshots" of information--particularly graphics--that provide a broad overview of public finance and program trends in the state.
January 5, 2011 - Various "snapshot" pieces of information, providing a broad overview of public finance and program trends in the state. It consists of a series of charts and tables which address questions frequently asked of our office.
February 19, 2003 - The Governor's budget assumes student fees will increase for the average full-time undergraduate student by $1,065 at UC, $468 at CSU, and $338 at CCC in 2003-04. We recommend increases that are about 40 percent smaller at UC and CSU. We also recommend the Legislature adopt an explicit fee policy requiring annual adjustments that are gradual and predictable.
May 16, 2016 - The Governor’s May Revision proposes a $24.5 million General Fund augmentation for various inmate rehabilitation programs. The proposed augmentation would increase to $44.4 million in 2017-18 and decline to $37.1 million in 2018-19. While we recommend approving additional funding for those programs that appear to be effective, we recommend rejecting funding for proposals for which there is not clear evidence of effectiveness and those that lack sufficient detail.
February 18, 1998 - We identify several revenue and spending options that the Legislature has in responding to the problems and opportunities posed by the new federal "Hope Scholarship" and "Lifetime Learning" tax credits.