2020-21 budget proposal

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Senate and Assembly budget subcommittees are starting their work on the state’s upcoming fiscal plan, including holding public hearings and reviewing Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposals for the 2020-21 budget. As many of you know, this is the time of year when policymakers determine how money is spent on programs and …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) issued the following statement after the Governor announced his 2020-21 budget proposal: “This year’s budget proposal continues to add to the state’s Rainy Day Fund which Republicans have long pushed for. Money for better emergency preparedness and forest management is overdue. I’m pleased that …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2020-21 budget proposal: “I give the Governor credit for increasing Rainy Day Fund reserves, investing in teacher training, and enhancing the state’s emergency response capabilities to deal with threats such as wildfires. “It is also encouraging that …continue reading