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California 4-year university tuitions jumped 75.4% over 15 years

California four-year public university tuition and fees went from $5,683 in 2004-05 to $9,966 in 2019-20, the 14th largest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

California legislators make base salary of $110,459 per year

State lawmakers in California now draw a base salary of $110,459 per year, in addition to travel outlays of 53 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

California community college tuitions jumped 30.4% over 15 years

California two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $1,095 in 2004-05 to $1,428 in 2019-20, the 12th smallest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

California governor makes annual salary of $210,000

The governor of California now draws a yearly salary of $210,000, the highest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

NEA estimates California K-12 schools spent $100.3 billion in 2018-19

Public schools in California spent an estimated $100.3 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 3.9 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

California children in foster care numbered 52,337 last year

The number of youths in foster care in California at the end of fiscal year 2018 stood at 52,337, a 0.9 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

43 jurisdictions, including California, require sales tax collections for online purchases

California is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

Joaquín Vázquez Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. House candidate for California (district 53), Joaquín Vázquez, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

OPINION: How the Export-Import Bank supports clean energy

“We adapt, we improvise, we overcome.” As a decorated, combat-wounded, disabled veteran from the Vietnam War, this motto has served me well in life. I just wish it wasn’t relevant to the small business I run, because of the politics in Washington surrounding the U.S. Export-Import Bank (EXIM).

California K-12 schools paid out $13,632 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

Public schools in California spent $13,632 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the 20th highest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

12% of California residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

California residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 12 percent of the state’s population, the 19th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

Zack Fields Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. House candidate for California (district 53), Zack Fields, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.

California offers 218 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in California number 218, the highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

California schools get 33.4% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

More than 33 percent of California public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 37th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

Jeremy Staat Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. House candidate for California (district 8), Jeremy Staat, for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress. Staat is the first signer in this race.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in California reach $63.4 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in California amount to $63.4 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in California averaged $80,680

Teachers’ salaries in California averaged $80,680 for the 2017-2018 school year, the second highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

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