This database contains information on California and U.S. public policy issues. The database is divided into three primary sections: 1) California Statistics, also called Databases; 2) Online Library; and 3) What's New. You may also search the entire database and some archived reports.
An annual report that compiled data on social, economic, and physical aspects of the State from various government agencies. Published by the California Department of Finance. 1961-2003 available in print at Gleeson Library. 1958-2008 available online at the Internet Archive. Print version discontinued in 2003, online version discontinued after 2008 issue.
Instead of relying only on economic analysis, Measure of America’s A Portrait of California uses the human development approach to tell us how people are doing. Three dimensions—a long and healthy life, access to knowledge, and a decent standard of living—are examined in detail and presented along a simple ten-point scale: the American Human Development (HD) Index.
Legislative Analyst's Office serves as the "eyes and ears" for the Legislature to ensure that the executive branch is implementing legislative policy in a cost efficient and effective manner. The office carries out this legislative oversight function by reviewing and analyzing the operations and finances of California's government.
California Budget and Policy Cneter engages in independent fiscal and policy analysis and public education with the goal of improving public policies affecting the economic and social well-being of low- and middle-income Californians.
The Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, which is dedicated to informing and improving public policy in California through independent, objective, nonpartisan research.
The Field Poll The Field Poll began in 1947 as an independent, non-partisan, media-sponsored public opinion news service and has issued over 2,400 different reports since that time. During its long history, The Field Poll acquired a national reputation as a consistently reliable and authoritative source of public opinion trends in California. Unfortunately, The Field Poll closed at the end of 2016. While The Field Poll has closed, the archive of data sets and press releases is still available.