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The Hindu
US Presidential elections 2016: Trump rhetoric reaches tech capital Californiahad assembled even as Trump supporters were queuing up to enter the venue, and
US Presidential elections 2016: Trump rhetoric reaches tech capital California
The Hindu / Posted 18 hours ago
had assembled even as Trump supporters were queuing up to enter the venue, and vandalised police cars. According to the Public Policy Institute of California, “27% of California’s population was foreign-born, about twice the U.S. percentage”.... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Drawn To Political Outsiders, California's Young Voters Face A Test Of Commitmentthan whites. "The numbers in recent years in California have been pretty bad,"
Drawn To Political Outsiders, California's Young Voters Face A Test Of Commitment
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
than whites. "The numbers in recent years in California have been pretty bad," said Eric McGhee, a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California. "We're hoping for some improvement this time around ... I wouldn't be at all surprised... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Hits and Misses: Windy marathon a winner, air, taxes, Goodwill dispute notfor the rich to pay more taxes. OK, that’s a good thing, at least in terms of p
Hits and Misses: Windy marathon a winner, air, taxes, Goodwill dispute not
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 3 days ago
for the rich to pay more taxes. OK, that’s a good thing, at least in terms of providing schools enough money. But the Public Policy Institute of California poll also showed that state residents don’t think that even with 2012’s voter-approved... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Were they lying? Fact-checking California’s U.S. Senate debatepublic safety realignment. While Unz is right that certain crimes such as auto
Were they lying? Fact-checking California’s U.S. Senate debate
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
public safety realignment. While Unz is right that certain crimes such as auto thefts have increased, according to the Public Policy Institute of California, the nonpartisan think tank found no evidence it has affected rates of violent crime as... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California preschool spending a big conflictadvocates believe this is the year to make a major push. They seem to have the
California preschool spending a big conflict
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
advocates believe this is the year to make a major push. They seem to have the public behind them, according to a new Public Policy Institute of California poll – supporting more early childhood spending even if it means slowing the diversion... Read more
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The Valley Chronicle
Biggest initiative battle may be over crimeper 100,000. Those numbers suggest to some in law enforcement that it makes no
Biggest initiative battle may be over crime
The Valley Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
per 100,000. Those numbers suggest to some in law enforcement that it makes no sense to ease sentencing further. The Public Policy Institute of California, which previously had issued a report saying crime in the state had not changed much,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump’s border wall raises hopes in a GOP outpost of Californiathe estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States to
Trump’s border wall raises hopes in a GOP outpost of California
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States to remain here legally, according to a recent Public Policy Institute of California poll. The Republicans who express this opinion include many of those who hold otherwise... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Medi-Cal set to expand coverage to undocumented childrenand is expected to cost the state Department of Health Care Services about $132
Medi-Cal set to expand coverage to undocumented children
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
and is expected to cost the state Department of Health Care Services about $132 million annually. A 2015 study from the Public Policy Institute of California concluded that about half of the state’s undocumented immigrants have incomes low... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sheriff Scott Jones raising money, slaying zombiesVoters are poised to extend the state income tax on the highest earners in Nove
Sheriff Scott Jones raising money, slaying zombies
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
Voters are poised to extend the state income tax on the highest earners in November, according to a new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California. The poll found that 62 percent of voters support a 12-year continuation of the extra... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California voters back income tax extension, school bonds, poll saysthe state’s high-income residents to support public education and pass a new sc
California voters back income tax extension, school bonds, poll says
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
the state’s high-income residents to support public education and pass a new school construction bond issue, a poll by the Public Policy Institute of California has found. Both issues are headed for November ballot via pending initiatives with... Read more
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The Mercury News
School taxes: Majority in California would extend tax on richin extra dollars, the state doesn't spend enough on schools, a new poll shows.
School taxes: Majority in California would extend tax on rich
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
in extra dollars, the state doesn't spend enough on schools, a new poll shows. In a poll released Wednesday by the Public Policy Institute of California, a solid majority -- 62 percent -- of likely voters supported extending for 12 years... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Medi-Cal set to expand coverage to undocumented childrenfunded and is expected to cost the Department of Healthcare Services about $132
Medi-Cal set to expand coverage to undocumented children
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
funded and is expected to cost the Department of Healthcare Services about $132 million annually. A 2015 study from the Public Policy Institute of California concluded that about half of the state’s undocumented immigrants - or about 1.5 million... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s school gap wider than thoughtresults would be disappointing. The overall achievement levels were, in fact,
California’s school gap wider than thought
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
results would be disappointing. The overall achievement levels were, in fact, relatively low, as educators warned. But the Public Policy Institute of California, in a new analysis, found that they were particularly so for the roughly 3.5 million... Read more
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The Mercury News
Donald Trump to attend California GOP convention along with Cruz, KasichConvention in July. Trump leads the field in California by a comfortable margi
Donald Trump to attend California GOP convention along with Cruz, Kasich
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
Convention in July. Trump leads the field in California by a comfortable margin, according to a March survey by the Public Policy Institute of California. The real estate magnate and reality TV star garnered the support of 38 percent of... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
State, region water use decreasing, population risingSummit at the Barstow Community College Performing Arts Center. Ellen Hanak, d
State, region water use decreasing, population rising
Desert Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
Summit at the Barstow Community College Performing Arts Center. Ellen Hanak, director of the Water Policy Center of the Public Policy Institute of California, gave a state overview of water usage, while Lance Eckhart, the director of Basin... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundup2015 Field Poll found about seven out of 10 voters favored the $15 idea, with 4
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
2015 Field Poll found about seven out of 10 voters favored the $15 idea, with 47 percent saying they strongly favored it. A Public Policy Institute of California survey done last month found that 80 percent of likely voters say the gap between the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Should California help pay for Los Angeles Olympics?focus on California’s higher education system in recent years. With questions a
Should California help pay for Los Angeles Olympics?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 days ago
focus on California’s higher education system in recent years. With questions about money and access still swirling, the Public Policy Institute of California has announced a new Higher Education Center to study policy solutions to those... Read more
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Owen Sound Sun Times
Trump, Cruz feud over their wiveswhere many observers believe he could clinch the nomination by winning its prim
Trump, Cruz feud over their wives
Owen Sound Sun Times / Posted 18 days ago
where many observers believe he could clinch the nomination by winning its primary on June 7. A new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found that among likely Republican primary voters, Trump led with 38% to 27% for Cruz... Read more
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Orange County Register
Was flood insurance a mistake for Southern California homeowners?among the most common natural disasters to inflict damage on California and the
Was flood insurance a mistake for Southern California homeowners?
Orange County Register / Posted 19 days ago
among the most common natural disasters to inflict damage on California and the nation. NEW AWARENESS According to the Public Policy Institute of California, most regions of the state are vulnerable to flooding. All 58 counties have been... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Drugged driving a growing scourge on California roadsdata show. That’s about about 1 of every 14 drivers involved in fatal crashes,
Drugged driving a growing scourge on California roads
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
data show. That’s about about 1 of every 14 drivers involved in fatal crashes, including those uninjured or not at fault. A Public Policy Institute of California report released this week found that “fatalities in California involving drivers... Read more
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Santa Monica Mirror
Biggest Initiative Battle May Be Over Crimeper 100,000. Those numbers suggest to some in law enforcement that it makes no
Biggest Initiative Battle May Be Over Crime
Santa Monica Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
per 100,000. Those numbers suggest to some in law enforcement that it makes no sense to ease sentencing further. The Public Policy Institute of California, which previously had issued a report saying crime in the state had not changed much,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Five California pot legalization tips from Washington and Coloradoa new study advising a tightly regulated market, officials from Colorado and Wa
Five California pot legalization tips from Washington and Colorado
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
a new study advising a tightly regulated market, officials from Colorado and Washington on Thursday shared some wisdom at a Public Policy Institute of California event in Sacramento. 1. Beware black market competition Replacing illegal activity... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
A birthday present for Jerry Brownmarijuana will be legal in California. So what can we learn from states that ha
A birthday present for Jerry Brown
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
marijuana will be legal in California. So what can we learn from states that have already taken the plunge? The Public Policy Institute of California hosts a panel discussion on regulating marijuana with officials from Colorado and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pot legalization study says California needs strict rules on growers, driversof marijuana this year, according to a leading public policy group. A 32-page
Pot legalization study says California needs strict rules on growers, drivers
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
of marijuana this year, according to a leading public policy group. A 32-page report, released Wednesday evening by the Public Policy Institute of California, said the state will need to create “robust licensing and tracking systems” for all... Read more
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Orange County Register
Armed and ready: More in Orange County are turning to guns for protectionsales and carry permits are coming in a state that has some of the nation’s str
Armed and ready: More in Orange County are turning to guns for protection
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
sales and carry permits are coming in a state that has some of the nation’s strictest gun control policies. In a January Public Policy Institute of California poll, 62 percent of state residents said the government still doesn’t do enough to... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Prop. 47 lowers county inmate countsallowing more serious criminals to be kept behind bars longer, according to a s
Prop. 47 lowers county inmate counts
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 25 days ago
allowing more serious criminals to be kept behind bars longer, according to a study released Wednesday. The report by the Public Policy Institute of California gives supporters of Proposition 47 a counterargument against police and prosecutors who... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
No, California's drought isn't over. Here's why easing the drought rules would be a big mistakeand businesses toward enduring changes in usage patterns. "Messaging is importa
No, California's drought isn't over. Here's why easing the drought rules would be a big mistake
Los Angeles Times / Posted 25 days ago
and businesses toward enduring changes in usage patterns. "Messaging is important," says Ellen Hanak, a water expert at the Public Policy Institute of California. "It doesn't make sense to tell people conditions are terrible when they're not, but it... Read more
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The Mercury News
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the partywith seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the partywith seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 25 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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The Daily Review
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the partywith seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party
The Daily Review / Posted 25 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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The Daily Review
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the partywith seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party
The Daily Review / Posted 25 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Will California’s Senate contest be Democrats only?the veteran political consultant who advises U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanc
Will California’s Senate contest be Democrats only?
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
the veteran political consultant who advises U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez, was obviously elated last month by a Public Policy Institute of California poll. Carrick dispatched an email to reporters and potential campaign donors declaring... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the partywith seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 26 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party.with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party.
Inside Bay Area / Posted 26 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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The Mercury News
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party.with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said
For millennials, Bernie Sanders is the life of the party.
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
with seniors. "I don't recall seeing anything like this in other races," said Mark Baldassare, president and CEO of the Public Policy Institute of California. His organization's recently released poll found Sanders with 63 percent support from... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Easing California's drought restrictions would be a mistakeand businesses toward enduring changes in usage patterns. "Messaging is importa
Easing California's drought restrictions would be a mistake
Los Angeles Times / Posted 28 days ago
and businesses toward enduring changes in usage patterns. "Messaging is important," says Ellen Hanak, a water expert at the Public Policy Institute of California. "It doesn't make sense to tell people conditions are terrible when they're not, but it... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
US Senate Race Shaping Up As A Harris-Sanchez Matchincluded in the poll because he had just entered the race. Demographics, howev
US Senate Race Shaping Up As A Harris-Sanchez Match
KPBS San Diego / Posted 29 days ago
included in the poll because he had just entered the race. Demographics, however, may give Sanchez, a Latina, an edge. The Public Policy Institute of California predicts that 18 percent of likely voters this year will be Latino; 60 percent white;... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Study: California's Proposition 47 cut jailed offenders 50 percentsmall amounts of drugs from felonies that can carry lengthy sentences to misdem
Study: California's Proposition 47 cut jailed offenders 50 percent
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 29 days ago
small amounts of drugs from felonies that can carry lengthy sentences to misdemeanors that can bring up to a year in jail. Public Policy Institute of California researchers found that there was an immediate drop in arrests and warrants for those... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Study: California's Proposition 47 cut jailed offenders 50 percentsmall amounts of drugs from felonies that can carry lengthy sentences to misdem
Study: California's Proposition 47 cut jailed offenders 50 percent
Oakland Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
small amounts of drugs from felonies that can carry lengthy sentences to misdemeanors that can bring up to a year in jail. Public Policy Institute of California researchers found that there was an immediate drop in arrests and warrants for those... Read more
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The Mercury News
Study: California's Proposition 47 cut jailed offenders 50 percentsmall amounts of drugs from felonies that can carry lengthy sentences to misdem
Study: California's Proposition 47 cut jailed offenders 50 percent
The Mercury News / Posted 29 days ago
small amounts of drugs from felonies that can carry lengthy sentences to misdemeanors that can bring up to a year in jail. Public Policy Institute of California researchers found that there was an immediate drop in arrests and warrants for those... Read more
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