March 14, 2023 - Presented to: Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 4 on State Administration
February 10, 2021 - This publication provides our analysis of the Governor's 2021-22 January budget proposals related to the support of forensic services and Department of Justice legal services for certain state agencies.
January 31, 2023 - Presented to: Assembly Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review Assembly Committee on Public Safety
October 16, 2023 - The 2023-24 budget provides $18.6 billion from the General Fund for judicial and criminal justice programs, including support for program operations and capital outlay projects. This is a decrease of $1.2 billion, or 6 percent, below the revised 2022-23 spending level. A large portion of this reduction is due to the expiration of limited-term funding provided in previous years.
October 17, 2019 - This post describes the major features of the 2019-20 budget related to judicial and criminal justice programs. The 2019-20 budget provides $15.4 billion from the General Fund for judicial and criminal justice programs, an increase of $514 million, or 3.5 percent, above the revised 2018-19 level.
February 27, 2023 - In this post, we discuss the Sexual Assault Evidence Kits Testing mandate, which is a newly identified state mandate funded in the Governor's 2023-24 budget proposal.
May 3, 2016 - Presented to: Assembly Public Safety Committee and Senate Public Safety Committee
February 18, 2020 - The Governor’s 2020‑21 budget includes a total of $19.7 billion from all fund sources for the operation of judicial and criminal justice programs. This is a net increase of $341 million (2 percent) over the revised 2019‑20 level of spending. General Fund spending is proposed to be $16.2 billion in 2020‑21, which represents an increase of $213 million (1 percent) above the revised 2019‑20 level. In this report, we assess many of the Governor’s budget proposals in the judicial and criminal justice area and recommend various changes. Below, we summarize some of our major recommendations. We provide a complete listing of our recommendations at the end of the report.
February 17, 2000 - Analysis of the 2000-01 Budget Bill, Judiciary and Criminal Justice Chapter