Ending the Lifetime Ban on Public Assistance Will Help Set California on the Right Track

Here’s a quick question: When an inmate has completed his or her sentence and is released from prison, which would you rather they do? a)      Get training and a job, becoming part of the legal economy, or b)      Return to…
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Drawing a Roadmap for the Future of LifeLine

I’ve mentioned LifeLine—low-cost phone service for low-income households—a couple of times before.  The California Public Utilities Commission is currently evaluating California’s LifeLine program to determine whether any changes are needed.   The proceeding’s primary purpose is to find a way for…
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