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With 2 Weeks Left, Governor’s Race Shaping Up as Brown vs. Donnelly

May 21, 2014 | 9:00 pm

With 2 Weeks Left, Governor’s Race Shaping Up as Brown vs. Donnelly

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But GOP support for the party’s other candidate, Neel Kashkari, has increased steeply in the past month.

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Community College Enrollment Drops, Raising Concerns for California’s Economy

March 26, 2013 | 12:10 pm

Community College Enrollment Drops, Raising Concerns for California’s Economy

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By Charla Bear, KQED College enrollment rates have swelled across the nation during the Great Recession, but not in California. Researchers with the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) found that budget cuts to the state’s community colleges over the past few years have shut out nearly 600,000 prospective students. That has left enrollment in […]

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California’s Future: The Conference

December 8, 2010 | 8:41 am

California’s Future: The Conference

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On the Governing California blog, KQED’s Tyche Hendricks reports on Monday and Tuesday’s conference on California’s Future, sponsored by the Public Policy Institute of California. It was a star-studded affair, if you think economists, policy wonks, and politicians are stars. Participants included Michael Boskin, Laura D’Andrea Tyson, Van Jones, Jim Brulte, Robert Hertzberg, Kai Ryssdal, […]

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December 1, 2010 | 9:02 pm

Survey: 75% of Latinos, 56% of Independents Voted for Jerry Brown

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A new post-election survey just released by the Public Policy Institute of California found the following items of note: 56% of independents, 75% of Latinos, and 59% of women voted for Jerry Brown. 53% of independents, 62% of Latinos, and 58% of women voted for Barbara Boxer. Among all the initiatives, Propositon 19 — marijuana […]

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