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Researching California Government & Policy
California Legislative Analyst's Office
Ensures that the executive branch is implementing legislative policy in an effective manner, by analyzing the operations and finances of state government. Full-text publications are available, as well as analysis of ballot propostions from 1996.
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC)
Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank. The website includes reports, policy briefs, data sets, and more on a wide range of issues.
Rose Institute of State and Local Government
The Rose Institute's California Political History Archive and Database chronicles California's election, redistricting and political history together with biographical information on state legislators and constitutional office holders since 1849.
A nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Center on the States. Since 1999, it has reported and analyzed trends in state policy.