I was browsing through California Counts, a publication by the California Public Policy Institute and found a publication I wish to share with those who need an understanding of where we are in California, how we got here, and where we are going.
California’s current economic and fiscal realities make nonpartisan, objective information on the state’s future challenges all the more critical. Understandably, the search is on for immediate solutions to the unprecedented crises we face today. But if the present crises make policymakers shelve long-term planning, the result may be an even more uncertain future for our state.
This briefing kit highlights California’s most pressing long-term policy challenges in eight key areas:
We gratefully acknowledge the support of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as part of the California 2025 project on the state’s future challenges and opportunities.
Here is the full report: