Mac Taylor was appointed to the position of Legislative Analyst in October 2008,
as the ﬁ fth person to serve in that capacity since the ofﬁ ce was founded in 1941.
As Legislative Analyst, Mac serves as the nonpartisan ﬁ scal advisor to both houses
of the California Legislature and oversees the preparation of annual ﬁ scal and policy
analyses of the state’s budget and programs. His ofﬁ ce is also responsible for preparing
impartial analyses of all initiatives and constitutional measures qualifying for the state’s