SNAP Funding Makes Economic Sense

By Jacqueline Gleason According to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly called FoodStamps), provides over 47 million low income people with the means to purchase food each month.  Nearly three quarters of households served include children, and roughly one quarter are the elderly or people with disabilities. … Continue reading SNAP Funding Makes Economic Sense

Fulfilling California’s Responsibility to Provide Clean Water

By Kacey Bills, MPP 2014 When I was a child growing up in Fresno, California, beach weekends were common over the blistering summer. My family always headed to the Central Coast on I-5, making a halfway pit stop in Kettleman City to get chocolate milkshakes. My anticipation for the sugary treat would be at its … Continue reading Fulfilling California’s Responsibility to Provide Clean Water