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SCG Policy Updates

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

On November 28, 2017, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) hosted a webinar, “United for All Dreamers: Strategies for Supporting AAPI, Black and LGBTQ immigrants”.


Thursday, November 16, 2017

This month's roundup features the National Arts Index, a research and policy initiative that encourages policy makers and the arts community to engage in critical dialogue about the status of the arts in the United States.


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A memo from the Joint Committee on Taxation released this week confirms that increasing the standard deduction while...


Wednesday, November 15, 2017

On November 15, 2017, Advancement Project hosted a webinar on “Race Counts”.


Friday, November 10, 2017

President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order No. 13813 titled, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition across the United States” on October 12, 2017.


Friday, November 10, 2017

President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Order No. 13813 titled, “Promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition across the United States” on October 12, 2017.


Friday, November 10, 2017

On October 31, 2017, Smart Growth California hosted a webinar about Senate Bill 1 (Beall) California’s New Housing Transportation Bill.


Friday, November 10, 2017

Low-income communities and communities of color have been left out and left behind by public policy and investment, both historically and up to the present day.


Friday, November 10, 2017

Transportation connects people to places, and is a major determinant of access to opportunity and economic mobility.


Friday, November 10, 2017

On November 8, 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, launching a new era in the consumption, marketing, taxation and regulation of for what decades has been California’s largest cash crop, marijuana.


Friday, November 10, 2017

On November 8, 2016, California voters approved Proposition 64, launching a new era in the consumption, marketing, taxation and regulation of for what decades has been California’s largest cash crop, marijuana.


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Governor Jerry Brown finished signing and vetoing bills this past Sunday. He signed 859 bills sent to him by the Legislature, and vetoed 118 bills. The Governor signed a legislative package meant to address the affordable housing crisis in...


Monday, October 16, 2017

Every ten years, the U.S. Constitution mandates a counting of every person living in the United States, regardless of their citizenship status. The next decennial census will be conducted in 2020. The counting of nearly 400 million persons is an...


Monday, October 9, 2017

The combination of higher demand for housing and insufficient supply in California has driven a rapid rise in housing costs.  According to a recent report by The McKinsey Global Institute, more than 50 percent of the state’s households are unable...


Monday, October 9, 2017

The White House has proposed an outline for tax policy changes, entitled “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code.”  


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