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Lake Tahoe News
California's rich-poor gap keeps growingCalifornia has minted as many members of the “1 percent” as Silicon Valley? Bu
California's rich-poor gap keeps growing
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 20 hours ago
California has minted as many members of the “1 percent” as Silicon Valley? But according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, income inequality in the Bay Area has worsened only marginally, at least when compared... Read more
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Orange County Register
Sanchez's Senate campaign: 'Not going to be easy'not vote than cast a ballot for either. GOP candidates accounted for 29 percent
Sanchez's Senate campaign: 'Not going to be easy'
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
not vote than cast a ballot for either. GOP candidates accounted for 29 percent of the primary vote. A July poll by the Public Policy Institute of California found half of likely GOP voters saying they would sit the race out, while a June Field... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, Aug. 24, 2016: Proposition 47’s unintended consequencesthe lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven
Editorial, Aug. 24, 2016: Proposition 47’s unintended consequences
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 4 days ago
the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by changes in drug and property arrests,” Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue, told the Associated Press. “I think... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Editorial, Aug. 24, 2016: Proposition 47’s unintended consequencesthe lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven
Editorial, Aug. 24, 2016: Proposition 47’s unintended consequences
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by changes in drug and property arrests,” Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue, told the Associated Press. “I think... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
What you need to know about the new California school test scorestaking the temperature of the success of our system,” said Paul Warren, a resea
What you need to know about the new California school test scores
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
taking the temperature of the success of our system,” said Paul Warren, a research associate at the San Francisco-based Public Policy Institute of California and former deputy director for the California Department of Education. “We rely on this... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
What you need to know about the new state test scorestaking the temperature of the success of our system,” said Paul Warren, a resea
What you need to know about the new state test scores
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 4 days ago
taking the temperature of the success of our system,” said Paul Warren, a research associate at the San Francisco-based Public Policy Institute of California and former deputy director for the California Department of Education. “We rely on this... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. crime measure triggers fewer arrestslowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by
Calif. crime measure triggers fewer arrests
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 5 days ago
lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by changes in drug and property arrests,” said Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue. “I think it’s quite clear that Prop.... Read more
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The Mercury News
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrestslowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. "It's really driven by
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. "It's really driven by changes in drug and property arrests," said Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue. "I think it's quite clear that Prop.... Read more
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Orange County Register
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrestslowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by changes in drug and property arrests,” said Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue. “I think it’s quite clear that Prop.... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
52,000 FEWER ARRESTSlowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by
52,000 FEWER ARRESTS
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by changes in drug and property arrests,” said Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue. “I think it’s quite clear that Prop.... Read more
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Salon.com
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrestslowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. “It’s really driven by changes in drug and property arrests,” said Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue. “I think it’s quite clear that Prop.... Read more
10 related stories
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FOX40 Sacramento
California Crime Measure Triggers 52,000 Fewer Arrestsin jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest r
California Crime Measure Triggers 52,000 Fewer Arrests
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 6 days ago
in jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom says Proposition 47 caused most of the changes. The falling... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrestsin jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest r
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 6 days ago
in jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom says Proposition 47 caused most of the changes. The falling... Read more
10 related stories
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KTVN Reno
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrestsin jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest r
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests
KTVN Reno / Posted 6 days ago
in jail. That resulted in 52,000 fewer arrests overall and the lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom says Proposition 47 caused most of the changes. The falling... Read more
10 related stories
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The Record Searchlight
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrestslowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. "It's really driven by
California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests
The Record Searchlight / Posted 6 days ago
lowest arrest rate since record-keeping began in 1960. "It's really driven by changes in drug and property arrests," said Public Policy Institute of California researcher Magnus Lofstrom, who studies the issue. "I think it's quite clear that Prop.... Read more
10 related stories
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Orange County Register
O.C. agencies begin a group effort to help undocumented youthimmigrant population in 2013 was about 247,500, second only to Los Angeles Coun
O.C. agencies begin a group effort to help undocumented youth
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
immigrant population in 2013 was about 247,500, second only to Los Angeles County in the state, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. And Migration Policy Institute data show that there are 54,000 people eligible this... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
App maker: Trump will win electionleads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, co
App maker: Trump will win election
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 12 days ago
leads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, compared to 45% for Clinton. In the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll, Clinton has a 16-point advantage over Trump, 46% to 30%. — "What do you honestly... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
App maker: Trump will win electionleads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, co
App maker: Trump will win election
The Record Searchlight / Posted 12 days ago
leads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, compared to 45% for Clinton. In the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll, Clinton has a 16-point advantage over Trump, 46% to 30%. — "What do you honestly... Read more
8 related stories
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Detroit Free Press
App maker: Trump will win electionleads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, co
App maker: Trump will win election
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
leads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, compared to 45% for Clinton. In the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll, Clinton has a 16-point advantage over Trump, 46% to 30%. — "What do you honestly... Read more
8 related stories
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
California: Income inequality has gotten worse everywhere since 2007the most expensive ZIP codes in the country, seems like a logical answer. But
California: Income inequality has gotten worse everywhere since 2007
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
the most expensive ZIP codes in the country, seems like a logical answer. But according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, income inequality in the Bay Area has worsened only marginally, at least when compared... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
California: Income inequality has gotten worse everywhere since 2007the most expensive ZIP codes in the country, seems like a logical answer. But
California: Income inequality has gotten worse everywhere since 2007
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 13 days ago
the most expensive ZIP codes in the country, seems like a logical answer. But according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, income inequality in the Bay Area has worsened only marginally, at least when compared... Read more
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FOX Business
5 States Voting on Recreational Marijuana This Novemberof legalization looks good in California, although nothing can be set in stone
5 States Voting on Recreational Marijuana This November
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
of legalization looks good in California, although nothing can be set in stone just yet. A poll conducted in May by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) found that 60% of voters favored recreational legalization, compared to just 37%... Read more
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FOX Business
5 States Voting on Recreational Marijuana This Novemberof legalization looks good in California, although nothing can be set in stone
5 States Voting on Recreational Marijuana This November
FOX Business / Posted 13 days ago
of legalization looks good in California, although nothing can be set in stone just yet. A poll conducted in May by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) found that 60% of voters favored recreational legalization, compared to just 37%... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
App maker: Trump will win electionleads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, co
App maker: Trump will win election
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 13 days ago
leads Trump, 42% to 36%. — ”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, compared to 45% for Clinton. In the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll, Clinton has a 16-point advantage over Trump, 46% to 30%. — "What do you honestly... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
California’s rich-poor gap: The reality may surprise youCalifornia has minted as many members of the “1 percent” as Silicon Valley? Bu
California’s rich-poor gap: The reality may surprise you
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
California has minted as many members of the “1 percent” as Silicon Valley? But according to research from the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, income inequality in the Bay Area has worsened only marginally, at least when compared... Read more
2 related stories
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The Signal
California's U.S. Senate race looking lopsided despite matchupleaders, who are both Hispanics. An independent Field Poll last month pegged H
California's U.S. Senate race looking lopsided despite matchup
The Signal / Posted 14 days ago
leaders, who are both Hispanics. An independent Field Poll last month pegged Harris' lead at 15 points. A nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California also released in July gave Harris a nearly 2-1 edge, 38 percent to 20 percent, with the... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California's US Senate race looking lopsided despite matchupleaders, who are both Hispanics. An independent Field Poll last month pegged H
California's US Senate race looking lopsided despite matchup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 14 days ago
leaders, who are both Hispanics. An independent Field Poll last month pegged Harris' lead at 15 points. A nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California also released in July gave Harris a nearly 2-1 edge, 38 percent to 20 percent, with the... Read more
3 related stories
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USA Today
App maker - Trump will win electionhas 42% to 36% for Trump. --”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, c
App maker - Trump will win election
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
has 42% to 36% for Trump. --”California, who you voting for?” Trump got 55%, compared to 45% for Clinton. In the latest Public Policy Institute of California poll, Clinton has a 17 point advantage over Trump, 46% to 30%. ----"What do you... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Is Prop. 47 working? Depends whom you asktwo things happening with the stars being aligned, nobody knows.” Brandon Mart
Is Prop. 47 working? Depends whom you ask
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 19 days ago
two things happening with the stars being aligned, nobody knows.” Brandon Martin, a research associate at the independent Public Policy Institute of California, said he has not seen any such studies either. The organization plans to begin one of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Governor Brown Considering Climate Change Ballot Measurethe state’s climate change policies have been very contentious in many circles,
Governor Brown Considering Climate Change Ballot Measure
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 20 days ago
the state’s climate change policies have been very contentious in many circles, proponents argue that a recent statewide Public Policy Institute of California poll found that 68% of likely voters support the Governor’s plan to extend the climate... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Gov. Brown could call for ballot measure on climate changewith the Legislature to get this done this year, next year or on the ballot in
Gov. Brown could call for ballot measure on climate change
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 22 days ago
with the Legislature to get this done this year, next year or on the ballot in 2018.” A poll released last month by the Public Policy Institute of California found that 68 percent of Californians supported extending the state’s climate policies... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Governor Brown could call for ballot measure on climate changewith the Legislature to get this done this year, next year or on the ballot in
Governor Brown could call for ballot measure on climate change
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 days ago
with the Legislature to get this done this year, next year or on the ballot in 2018.” A poll released last month by the Public Policy Institute of California found that 68 percent of Californians supported extending the state’s climate policies... Read more
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Raw Story
California climate change program could be tested in 2018 electioncarbon fuel standard program, which seeks to reduce the carbon content of trans
California climate change program could be tested in 2018 election
Raw Story / Posted 22 days ago
carbon fuel standard program, which seeks to reduce the carbon content of transportation fuels over time. A survey by the Public Policy Institute of California last month found strong support for California’s climate change program, with 68... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Calif. law to fight global warming gets strong supporta decade ago to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and that voters favor expandin
Calif. law to fight global warming gets strong support
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 24 days ago
a decade ago to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and that voters favor expanding efforts to fight climate change. The Public Policy Institute of California survey released last week shows 62 percent of likely voters favor the law, with most... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Progressives in Petaluma gather for annual festivalhis shirt. Some said it would be easier to vote for Stein since Clinton is expe
Progressives in Petaluma gather for annual festival
Petluma360.com / Posted 26 days ago
his shirt. Some said it would be easier to vote for Stein since Clinton is expected to win California by a wide margin. A Public Policy Institute of California poll released July 27 showed Clinton with a 16 percentage point advantage over GOP... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Many don’t want marijuana legalized. They’re out-funded 40 to 1.them to present identification. A solid majority of Californians seem to agree
Many don’t want marijuana legalized. They’re out-funded 40 to 1.
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 27 days ago
them to present identification. A solid majority of Californians seem to agree with Prop 64 advocates. A May survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found 60 percent of likely voters support legalization. “Convincing donors to fund a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Many in law enforcement oppose Prop. 64 but lack funds to fightowner who requires a valid ID. A solid majority of Californians seem to agree
Many in law enforcement oppose Prop. 64 but lack funds to fight
Orange County Register / Posted 27 days ago
owner who requires a valid ID. A solid majority of Californians seem to agree with Prop. 64 advocates. A May survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found 60 percent of likely voters support legalization. “Convincing donors to fund a... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Police, public safety officials opposed to Prop 64 out-funded 40 to 1 by pot advocatesthem to present identification. A solid majority of Californians seem to agree
Police, public safety officials opposed to Prop 64 out-funded 40 to 1 by pot advocates
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
them to present identification. A solid majority of Californians seem to agree with Prop 64 advocates. A May survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found 60 percent of likely voters support legalization. “Convincing donors to fund a... Read more
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The Mercury News
California millennials surging: Huge generation could cast decisive votes -- especially on marijuanaminds made up. Voters age 18 to 34 favor legalizing marijuana by 2 to 1, far gr
California millennials surging: Huge generation could cast decisive votes -- especially on marijuana
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
minds made up. Voters age 18 to 34 favor legalizing marijuana by 2 to 1, far greater than older voters, according to a Public Policy Institute of California poll in May. Hours before Swalwell passionately endorsed Proposition 64 in Berkeley,... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California's cap-and-trade program: Success, or failure in the making?Mary Nichols to declare the program “officially a success.” The public appears
California's cap-and-trade program: Success, or failure in the making?
Los Angeles Times / Posted 29 days ago
Mary Nichols to declare the program “officially a success.” The public appears to be on board. A recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California found that 69% favor the state’s mandated pollution reduction goals and that more than... Read more
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Pacific Coast Business Times
Voters back green energy but may balk at higher billsresources and a big wind turbine project offshore at Morro Bay is moving rapidl
Voters back green energy but may balk at higher bills
Pacific Coast Business Times / Posted 29 days ago
resources and a big wind turbine project offshore at Morro Bay is moving rapidly through the approval process. The Public Policy Institute of California reported on July 27 that 10 years after the state’s groundbreaking AB 32 legislation,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Republicans not keen on Harris or Sanchez for U.S. Senatesit out the U.S. Senate race this fall between Democrats Kamala Harris and Lore
Republicans not keen on Harris or Sanchez for U.S. Senate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
sit out the U.S. Senate race this fall between Democrats Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez, according to a new poll. The Public Policy Institute of California survey found Harris’ support has improved since May, rising to 38 percent to 20... Read more

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