Pages

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Why Prop 30 Will Not Be a Windfall for UC

The chart above from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities suggests that the state's "social welfare" functions will take a growing share of the budget. [Click on the chart to enlarge and make clearer.] Those functions were very limited at the time of the Master Plan's adoption.  Since that time, they have tended to crowd out UC's share of the state budget.  Ultimately, that is why the governor cautioned UC about its wishlist budget at the most recent Regents meeting.

You can find the report from which the chart above was taken at:
http://www.cbpp.org/cms/index.cfm?fa=view&id=3860

7 comments:

Michael Meranze said...

Dan,
I am puzzled by this post. The reason that Prop 30 will not provide a "windfall" is because it was not designed to do so. It was designed to prevent further immediate cuts. Higher Ed is still down billions in funding from where it was a few years ago.

But i am also puzzled because the chart you send us to says nothing about social welfare functions. Instead it documents the dramatic rise in economic inequality in CA and elsewhere over the last several decades and the role public policy has played in that, it also points out the things that policy makers can do to lessen that inequality and begin re-investing in society to improve the lives of the majority of people. There is nothing in the post to "suggest" that education could be a part of that. In fact, given the point you raised in an early post about the changing demographics of the electorate the post might suggest that there is now space for a greater push for that sort of re-investment.

Anonymous said...

very nice post, i certainly love this website, keep on it


[url=http://cheapnfljerseys168.66ghz.com/]NFL Jerseys[/url]



[url=http://jordansoutletgc.posterous.com/]jordans for cheap[/url]

Anonymous said...

grbai [url=http://www.drdrebeatscheapsales.com]beats by dre outlet[/url] txuvnv http://www.drdrebeatscheapsales.com eqfe [url=http://www.drebeatsstudioheadphones.com]cheap beats[/url] rqxued http://www.drebeatsstudioheadphones.com xyic [url=http://www.beatsdreheadphonesonsale.com]cheap beats by dre[/url] lcafmc http://www.beatsdreheadphonesonsale.com ayimb [url=http://www.dreheadphonesonsales.com]beats by dre headphones[/url] cyabwu http://www.dreheadphonesonsales.com tfqge [url=http://www.drdrebeatssales.com]dr dre beats[/url] farbr http://www.drdrebeatssales.com xjdre [url=http://www.focsa.org.au/myreview/beatsbydre.phtml]monster beats[/url] kuslu http://www.focsa.org.au/myreview/beatsbydre.phtml jeb

Anonymous said...

uWnp michael kors handbags on sale
uTzf ghd moins cher
jVvu the north face jackets
3zUiy ugg boots
0xVwu michael kors purses

Anonymous said...

uJxg ghd
cGse ugg store
rQdu michael kors handbags
8fVjc GHD Hair Straightener
9mXud burberry on sale
1cHkb bottes ugg
2gCyd ghd hair straighteners
5lYam cheap louis vuitton
5sFqc michael kors bags
6hDnm cheap ghd straighteners
0kErh ugg boots uk
1gRws cheap nfl jerseys
9wEwr michael kors
5gKic ghd
5hUkb cheap uggs

Anonymous said...

NvuHqb [url=http://onnrainnmcm.com/#23590]MCM 韓国[/url] RpfIer http://onnrainnmcm.com/ PrcElo [url=http://mcmsenmon.com/#19974]MCM iphoneケース[/url] MpjQfe http://mcmsenmon.com/ WdhFko [url=http://ninnkimcm.com/#58305]MCM リュック[/url] ComBkl http://ninnkimcm.com/ PmcMdr [url=http://kaidokumcm.com/#08986]MCM 韓国[/url] VcdEdx http://kaidokumcm.com/ SigJac [url=http://manzokumcm.com/#93825]MCM 財布[/url] JjrDpc http://manzokumcm.com/ AhmDbm http://chloenihon.com/ AjzKwq [url=http://chloenihon.com/]クロエ アクセサリー[/url] ZzxD http://toumikousin.com/ BzqDS [url=http://toumikousin.com/]ビジネスバッグ TUMI[/url] XusOhE http://toumikakaku.com/ LpcEoAO [url=http://toumikakaku.com/]TUMI スーツケース[/url] AlxBdh [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM キーケース[/url] QngWsv [url=http://mcmhannbai.com/]MCM 通販[/url]

Anonymous said...

ghd france voqkavlf ghd lisseur kgyttnnz GHD Pas Cher uhjqxnyh ghd ckdhtcyi lisseur ghd pas cher sxauxewn Lisseur GHD zehcpgpn styler ghd jflamctc