2021-22 State Budget

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Although state leaders already enacted a 2021-22 state budget, there is still room to advance equitable policies and support Californians. As California faces both better-than-expected revenues and continued devastation from the pandemic, we must recognize that this is proof of inequality and an opportunity to do better. Policymakers must continue …continue reading

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In response to the changes to the state’s budget process required by the pandemic, our office will be publishing shorter, more focused budget analyses over the next few months. Given this change, rather than sending out an announcement for each publication, we will provide periodic updates with the key takeaways …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2021-22 State Budget proposal to the Legislature – a $227.2 billion fiscal blueprint that provides funding for immediate COVID-19 response and relief efforts where Californians need it most while making investments for an equitable, inclusive and broad-based economic recovery. With the end of the COVID-19 …continue reading