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UC Tuition Hikes: 5 Things To Know
University of California (UC) leaders proposed an annual 5% tuition increase over the next five years. Here are 5 things that you should know.
The Open Records Initiative
CACS is proud to announce the launch of the Open Records Initiative (ORI). ORI is a web-based platform that provides the public with free electronic access to nearly 20,000 records for local, state, and federal governments.
The Common Sense Proposition Guide (2014)
Our short 2 minute videos and brief guides explain what you need to know about California's 2014 Propositions.
Analyzing California Welfare Overpayments
This report examines CalWORKs' overpayment trends and costs. While individual errors may seem insignificant, taken together, they prove costly to the system and to taxpayers.
Assessing Retiree Healthcare Costs
The state of California, its counties, cities, school districts, trial courts, and the University of California system together have a total $157.7 billion in retiree healthcare liabilities. Yet, they have set aside only $7.3 billion to offset the liability, leaving $150.4 billion entirely unfunded.


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