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The Sacramento Bee
Republican moves to eliminate California’s top-two election systemwho were not favored by the Democratic and Republican establishments,” accordin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
who were not favored by the Democratic and Republican establishments,” according to Eric McGhee of the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California. In a 2016 analysis, McGhee said “at least some” same-party races pit moderates against... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Republican leader survives party infighting over climate change — for nowaccording to a presentation Mayes delivered Friday to the California GOP’s boar
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
according to a presentation Mayes delivered Friday to the California GOP’s board of directors. And a poll last month by the Public Policy Institute of California found overwhelming support for a requirement pending in the Legislature that 100... Read more
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The Mercury News
Support for climate change bill is haunting a California Republican leaderCalifornia Republican Party must embrace climate-change action to remain releva
The Mercury News / Posted 2 days ago
California Republican Party must embrace climate-change action to remain relevant in the state. A poll last month by the Public Policy Institute of California found that 56 percent of adults and 49 percent of likely voters said they approve of... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Why Calif. has the nation’s highest poverty levelaccount not only income, but living costs. By the measure, just over 20 percen
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 4 days ago
account not only income, but living costs. By the measure, just over 20 percent of Californians are living in poverty. The Public Policy Institute of California has devised its own measure, similar to the Census Bureau’s, that not only validates... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Why does California have nation’s highest poverty level?account not only income, but living costs. By the measure, just over 20 percen
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 7 days ago
account not only income, but living costs. By the measure, just over 20 percent of Californians are living in poverty. The Public Policy Institute of California has devised its own measure, similar to the Census Bureau’s, that not only validates... Read more
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Philly.com
Why Pa. sends too many Republicans to Washington — and why that could changecare about in partisan gerrymandering, Pennsylvania is going to be an outlier,”
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
care about in partisan gerrymandering, Pennsylvania is going to be an outlier,” said Eric McGhee, a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California who helped develop the “efficiency gap” test. Unlike in many other states,... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Where the Bangor region’s future job growth will probably come fromthat began in Minnesota accounted for nearly all of that state’s job growth bet
Bangor Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
that began in Minnesota accounted for nearly all of that state’s job growth between 1978 and 1986. More recently, the Public Policy Institute of California found that just 1.9 percent of states’ net job gains between 1992 and 2006 were the... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why does California have the nation’s highest poverty level?not only income, but living costs. By that measure, just over 20 percent of Ca
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
not only income, but living costs. By that measure, just over 20 percent of Californians are living in poverty. The Public Policy Institute of California has devised its own measure, similar to the Census Bureau’s, that not only validates... Read more
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The Mercury News
Can we get along? A California conversation about immigrationis home to more than 10 million immigrants, more than any other state, accordin
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
is home to more than 10 million immigrants, more than any other state, according to the San Francisco-based Public Policy Institute of California. More than two million of them are undocumented, the nonpartisan group says. Nuñez,... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Can both sides of the immigration debate unite for civil dialogue?deportation actions. California is home to more than 10 million immigrants, mo
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
deportation actions. California is home to more than 10 million immigrants, more than in any other state, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. More than 2 million are undocumented. Teresa Nuñez of Riverside was one of them.... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
The efficiency gap is a measure, not a testEric McGhee is a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California.
SCOTUSblog / Posted 12 days ago
Eric McGhee is a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California. PPIC has not reviewed or endorsed this blog post, and takes no position on its use for any purpose. The views expressed are McGhee’s personal views, and not those of... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Bail reform for equal treatment for allflight and danger to the community, not ability to pay. The problems with mone
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 16 days ago
flight and danger to the community, not ability to pay. The problems with money bail are well-documented. According to the Public Policy Institute of California, more than 62 percent of county jail inmates, about 46,000 people, are awaiting their... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump, GOP senators unveil legislation to limit legal immigration to the U.S.has more immigrants than any other state — an estimated 75 percent of the immig
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
has more immigrants than any other state — an estimated 75 percent of the immigrant population is legal, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. About 49 percent are naturalized citizens and 26 percent have some other legal status,... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Poll: Californians put high priority on environmentpercent of California adults approve of the way Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legisl
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 24 days ago
percent of California adults approve of the way Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature are handling environmental issues, the Public Policy Institute of California survey shows, even as state climate policies threaten to raise gasoline and electricity... Read more
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The Mercury News
Political turf wars slow push to educate more Californiansminority backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in higher education have eq
The Mercury News / Posted 26 days ago
minority backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in higher education have equal access to college. According to the Public Policy Institute of California, 38 percent of jobs in the state will require a bachelor’s degree or more by 2030 but... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Living under Trump’s immigration crackdown proves expensive for undocumented familiesICE into its facilities to use its data, county Sheriff Scott Jones has said.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
ICE into its facilities to use its data, county Sheriff Scott Jones has said. Related stories from The Sacramento Bee The Public Policy Institute of California estimated 56,500 undocumented immigrants lived in Sacramento County in 2013, the most... Read more
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Breitbart
Poll: California Voters Want More Climate Change Regulationon climate change. But a new poll reveals they are giving most Californians exa
Breitbart / Posted 27 days ago
on climate change. But a new poll reveals they are giving most Californians exactly what they want. A survey by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) reveals that two-thirds (66%) of adults want the state to continue making its... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Trump bans transgender soldiers, and makes Jeff Sessions sympathetic, almostsay they believe the state’s actions to limit climate change will create more j
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
say they believe the state’s actions to limit climate change will create more jobs, according to a new survey from the Public Policy Institute of California. That’s the highest percentage since PPIC started asking that question in 2010. At the... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Californians put high priority on environment, poll showsfuture of California and they want the state to take action,” said Mark Baldass
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
future of California and they want the state to take action,” said Mark Baldassare, president and chief executive of the Public Policy Institute of California. Backing for the state’s environmental advances, the survey shows, is strongest among... Read more
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The Mercury News
Poll: Californians support climate change policies, want state leaders to do moremaking its own climate change policies beyond those implemented by the federal
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
making its own climate change policies beyond those implemented by the federal government, according to a poll from the Public Policy Institute of California. The results suggest a strong endorsement for the strategy of Gov. Jerry Brown, who... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Californians put high priority on environment, poll showsfuture of California and they want the state to take action,” said Mark Baldass
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
future of California and they want the state to take action,” said Mark Baldassare, president and chief executive of the Public Policy Institute of California. Backing for the state’s environmental advances, the survey shows, is strongest among... Read more
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Roll Call
How the Courts Could Upend Gerrymanderingan assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and Eric M. McG
Roll Call / Posted 28 days ago
an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and Eric M. McGhee, a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, it became a key part of a historic federal court decision in November. A three-judge... Read more
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Salon.com
Who are the real victims of American democracy? Hint: It’s not rural white conservativeslimited nature of the electorate, which is far more conservative ideologically
Salon.com / Posted a month ago
limited nature of the electorate, which is far more conservative ideologically than the population as a whole. In 2006, the Public Policy Institute of California produced a report, “California’s Exclusive Electorate”, which I wrote about at the... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Probation has important role to playand obvious cost savings for the entire criminal justice system when we succeed
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 1 months ago
and obvious cost savings for the entire criminal justice system when we succeed in our mission. In a recent report from the Public Policy Institute of California it was shown that of the average annual cost of the four corrections options in... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Sens. Kamala Harris and Rand Paul team up over bail reformmake payment of bail the one condition of pretrial release. The median bail set
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
make payment of bail the one condition of pretrial release. The median bail set in California is $50,000, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. Bail bond companies typically charge 10 percent of the the bail set by a judge, or... Read more

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