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The Hill
California Hispanics are the vanguard for a new political paradigmvoters are politically liberal (34 percent); middle-of-the-road (30 percent) or
The Hill / Posted 10 hours ago
voters are politically liberal (34 percent); middle-of-the-road (30 percent) or conservative (36 percent), according to the Public Policy Institute of California. This California situation is great political theater, particularly if one is... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Northern California fire victims may want to rebuild. But can they find someone to do it?Coffey Park ZIP code, a neighborhood almost entirely razed by fire, are likely
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 17 hours ago
Coffey Park ZIP code, a neighborhood almost entirely razed by fire, are likely undocumented, according to research from the Public Policy Institute of California. They account for up to 5,000 of the 38,500 undocumented residents in Sonoma... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Santa Clara water district rejects Jerry Brown’s twin tunnels plan, urges him to scale down projectClara would counter “the notion of a water grab, a Southern California water gr
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
Clara would counter “the notion of a water grab, a Southern California water grab,” said water expert Jeffrey Mount of the Public Policy Institute of California. Santa Clara draws water from the Delta through both the State Water Project and the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Kevin de León announces run against Dianne Feinstein, setting up Democratic clash in Senate raceFeinstein. He will hold a formal campaign kickoff event this afternoon at Los
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
Feinstein. He will hold a formal campaign kickoff event this afternoon at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. A recent Public Policy Institute of California poll found that while Feinstein, 84, has high approval ratings, a majority of likely... Read more
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New Kerala
L.A. Mayor Ducks Speaking Out Against Delta Tunnels After Contributions From Pom Wonderful Juice Makers And Other Private Interests, Says Consumer Watchdog - newkerala news #280600Fund via The S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. According to its website, the founda
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Fund via The S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation. According to its website, the foundation has also donated $11 million to the Public Policy Institute of California, which has churned out pro-tunnel studies. Goldman Sachs, which made a financing... Read more
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Boston Globe
Computer lab v. Smoke-filled room: Gerrymandering case tests statisticshighest court debate his work during oral arguments on that case. In an interv
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
highest court debate his work during oral arguments on that case. In an interview later, McGhee, a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, said he did not set out to make waves in American jurisprudence. He was just trying to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Is Dianne Feinstein in trouble? Here’s what history and the polls actually showjeopardy. The stories were based on a UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental St
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
jeopardy. The stories were based on a UC Berkeley Institute for Governmental Studies poll released on Sept. 14, and a Public Policy Institute of California survey two weeks later. The Berkeley poll found that 50 percent of all registered... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Is L.A. Mayor Garcetti being coy about running for governor? If he gets in, he’d be formidablethey had been decades ago and as issues go, crime is not what it was in the 198
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 8 days ago
they had been decades ago and as issues go, crime is not what it was in the 1980s and ‘90s. The most recent poll by the Public Policy Institute of California showed jobs and the economy remain the top issue for voters, followed by immigration,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Wasting No Time, Feinstein Hits Fundraising Trailher election to the U.S. Senate and we agree." A telephone poll of 1,734 Calif
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 8 days ago
her election to the U.S. Senate and we agree." A telephone poll of 1,734 California adults conducted Sept. 10-19 by the Public Policy Institute of California found 46 percent saying she should not seek re-election and 41 percent saying she... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Bad medicine: California lags other states in empowering nurse practitionersstate has a population close to 40 million people. By 2050, California could ha
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
state has a population close to 40 million people. By 2050, California could have 50 million residents, according to the Public Policy Institute of California. Not having enough doctors to meet the healthcare needs of that population is... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she’s running for reelectionnot being tough enough on President Donald Trump, and she could draw a strong p
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
not being tough enough on President Donald Trump, and she could draw a strong primary challenger from the left. A recent Public Policy Institute of California poll found that while Feinstein, 84, has high approval ratings, a majority of likely... Read more
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The Mercury News
Sen. Dianne Feinstein announces she’s running for reelectioncriticism from some liberal activists, who accuse her of not being tough enough
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
criticism from some liberal activists, who accuse her of not being tough enough on President Donald Trump. A recent Public Policy Institute of California poll found that while Feinstein, 84, has high approval ratings, a majority of likely... Read more
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The Hill
Feinstein says she is running for reelectionto fight for. I'm in a position where I can be effective, and hopefully that me
The Hill / Posted 9 days ago
to fight for. I'm in a position where I can be effective, and hopefully that means something to California," she said. A Public Policy Institute of California survey released late last month found that roughly half of voters believe Feinstein... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Feinstein hints at Senate re-election runof likely California voters don’t think she should run for re-election, accordi
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
of likely California voters don’t think she should run for re-election, according to a survey released last month by the Public Policy Institute of California. The poll found 54 percent of likely voters approve of her job performance, but a... Read more
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The Mercury News
After another mass shooting, Dianne Feinstein back on front lines of gun control fightstand against President Donald Trump. She has remained silent about whether she
The Mercury News / Posted 13 days ago
stand against President Donald Trump. She has remained silent about whether she plans to run for re-election next year. A Public Policy Institute of California poll last week found that a majority of likely California voters would prefer Feinstein... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
California ‘sanctuary state’ for migrantsare part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 13 days ago
are part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in California, according to estimates by the Public Policy Institute of California, a non-profit research institution based in San Francisco. The new legislation, which... Read more
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Adelaide Now
California 'sanctuary state' for migrantsare part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
are part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in California, according to estimates by the Public Policy Institute of California, a non-profit research institution based in San Francisco. The new legislation, which... Read more
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Herald Sun
California 'sanctuary state' for migrantsare part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
are part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in California, according to estimates by the Public Policy Institute of California, a non-profit research institution based in San Francisco. The new legislation, which... Read more
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Weekly Times
California 'sanctuary state' for migrantsare part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
are part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in California, according to estimates by the Public Policy Institute of California, a non-profit research institution based in San Francisco. The new legislation, which... Read more
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The Courier Mail
California 'sanctuary state' for migrantsare part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
are part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in California, according to estimates by the Public Policy Institute of California, a non-profit research institution based in San Francisco. The new legislation, which... Read more
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News.com.au
California ‘sanctuary state’ for migrantsare part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
are part of the package. Between 2.3 million to 2.6 illegal immigrants live in California, according to estimates by the Public Policy Institute of California, a non-profit research institution based in San Francisco. The new legislation, which... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Are California voters warming up to school vouchers?changeover,” he said. UC Berkeley’s survey is the second in recent months on v
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
changeover,” he said. UC Berkeley’s survey is the second in recent months on vouchers. In April, a statewide poll by The Public Policy Institute of California found that 60 percent of California adults and slightly more public school parents, 66... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
40 percent of CSU students take remedial classes. Why those courses will soon be gone.the basics. The University of California has no remedial education program. Ol
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
the basics. The University of California has no remedial education program. Olga Rodriguez, a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California, said the tests are not predictive of the skills students need to be successful in... Read more
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The News & Observer
Supreme Court case on gerrymandering could weaken GOP advantageNicholas Stephanopoulos, a law professor at the University of Chicago, and Eric
The News & Observer / Posted 16 days ago
Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a law professor at the University of Chicago, and Eric McGhee, a political scientist with the Public Policy Institute of California. In a national analysis of state legislative and congressional districts from 1972 to... Read more
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Island Packet
Supreme Court case on gerrymandering could weaken GOP advantageNicholas Stephanopoulos, a law professor at the University of Chicago, and Eric
Island Packet / Posted 16 days ago
Nicholas Stephanopoulos, a law professor at the University of Chicago, and Eric McGhee, a political scientist with the Public Policy Institute of California. In a national analysis of state legislative and congressional districts from 1972 to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Brown signs housing bills: ‘It was a big challenge and we’ve risen to it’needed to create a permanent source of funding to begin to replace $1 billion-a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
needed to create a permanent source of funding to begin to replace $1 billion-a-year in lost redevelopment agency money. A Public Policy Institute of California survey released Wednesday found that less than half of adults support the fee, even... Read more
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Breitbart
Poll: Half of Californians Think Dianne Feinstein Should RetireA new poll released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPI
Breitbart / Posted 19 days ago
A new poll released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) reveals that 50% of likely voters believe that veteran Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) should retire rather than seeking a sixth term in 2018. As Feinstein considers... Read more
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The Mercury News
How sky-high housing costs make California the poorest statemethod: What would poverty look like if everyone in California had cheaper rent
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
method: What would poverty look like if everyone in California had cheaper rents? Researchers at the the Public Policy Institute of California, which has developed its own California-specific alternative poverty measure, tried to... Read more
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The Hill
Half of likely California voters oppose Feinstein reelection bidA new Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) poll finds that 46 percent o
The Hill / Posted 20 days ago
A new Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) poll finds that 46 percent of Californians don't believe the long-serving senator should run for a sixth term in 2018. That percentage increases to 50 percent when narrowed to include only "likely... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Focus on saving Sierra forestsand none too soon. “There is an urgent need to reform policy and management to
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 20 days ago
and none too soon. “There is an urgent need to reform policy and management to ensure that Californians continue to benefit from these forests for generations to come,” a new Public Policy Institute of California report says. Read the whole... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Can Trump handle Kim Jong-un? Californians aren’t so sureprogram, with a large majority of likely voters expressing little confidence, a
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
program, with a large majority of likely voters expressing little confidence, according to a new poll. The survey by the Public Policy Institute of California found just 32 percent of likely voters saying they were confident in Trump’s ability to... Read more
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The Mercury News
A portrait of housing NIMBY-ism in Californiait’s a problem — and for so many people it is a problem for them,” said Baldass
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
it’s a problem — and for so many people it is a problem for them,” said Baldassare, president and CEO of the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California, the San Francisco-based nonprofit that conducted the poll. But some Californians are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Here’s why California’s historic housing legislation won’t bring down costs anytime soonto accommodate growth. Even 20 years ago, California led the nation in imposin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
to accommodate growth. Even 20 years ago, California led the nation in imposing fees on development, according to a Public Policy Institute of California report at the time. Costs have risen since then, exacerbated by growing cities and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why California needs more smart forestryreduces fuel for fires, creates breaks to help firefighters and provides a safe
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
reduces fuel for fires, creates breaks to help firefighters and provides a safe exit for residents. A recent study by the Public Policy Institute of California found that management techniques, including prescribed fire and mechanical thinning,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Jimmy Kimmel and other heroes in the health care fight + The story of Jackson Bezzanteconomy and quality of life. And a healthy majority want California to pursue i
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
economy and quality of life. And a healthy majority want California to pursue its own policies on global warming. And the Public Policy Institute of California notes that millennials are the most enthusiastic of all age groups: 75 percent of 18-... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Butte College planning to make first year free for local freshmenOrganizational Development, Les Jauron, said that more jobs will require colleg
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 27 days ago
Organizational Development, Les Jauron, said that more jobs will require college degrees as the years go by. "By 2025 the Public Policy Institute of California estimates that there will be a million more jobs in the state of California that are... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Finally, a focus on saving the great forests of the Sierra. Is it too late?policy and management to ensure that Californians continue to benefit from thes
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
policy and management to ensure that Californians continue to benefit from these forests for generations to come,” a new Public Policy Institute of California report says. Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in the Sierra two years... Read more
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The Mercury News
Prioritize children, campaign insists to Newsom, others in governor’s racepreschool and paid family leave. Right now, about half of the state’s children
The Mercury News / Posted 27 days ago
preschool and paid family leave. Right now, about half of the state’s children live in or near poverty, according to the Public Policy Institute of California, and a number of studies have indicated that investing in early childhood education can... Read more
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Santa Maria Sun
Start here, go anywhere? An expanding Allan Hancock College hopes to offer four-year degrees to North County studentsState Universities are aware of and working to battle California’s growing defi
Santa Maria Sun / Posted 27 days ago
State Universities are aware of and working to battle California’s growing deficit of college educated people. The Public Policy Institute of California projects that by 2025, California will be more than 1 million baccalaureate degrees... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Farmers rejected the Delta tunnels, but the battle ain’t over. Here’s what Brown should do next.become more directly engaged, something that was lacking during the Obama admin
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
become more directly engaged, something that was lacking during the Obama administration. He could take a cue from the Public Policy Institute of California. Writing in The Sacramento Bee in December, the institute’s Ellen Hanak, Jeffrey Mount... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Blocking new role for community colleges short sighteddegrees in a few technical fields. As baby boomers leave California’s workforc
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 1 months ago
degrees in a few technical fields. As baby boomers leave California’s workforce in droves, the state faces what the Public Policy Institute of California terms a “skills gap” because its higher education system is not producing enough... Read more

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