California state budget

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2021-22 Budget: Overview of the Spending Plan (Preliminary Version) Each year, our office publishes the California Spending Plan to summarize the annual state budget. This publication provides an overview of the 2021-22 Budget Act, then highlights major features of …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton), a teacher for over 30 years, successfully secured $15 million in this year’s budget to increase the number of teachers trained and authorized to provide computer science instruction to California students. “The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for teachers that are trained in computer …continue reading

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The California Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2021-22 Budget: Multiyear Budget Outlook This report presents our office’s independent assessment of the condition of the state General Fund budget through 2024-25 assuming the economy continues to grow. While the state faces a historic surplus, a spending …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed May budget revision: Five stars for Governor Newsom’s budget! His proposals are far-sighted, far-reaching and take full advantage of a once-in-a-generation opportunity. These unprecedented investments will house tens of thousands of homeless people, build housing for …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) released the following reactionary statement to Governor Newsom’s May Revision of the California state budget: “The governor has been channeling Oprah all week – where every studio audience member gets a new car. Unfortunately in about 18 months – when the money runs …continue reading

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva, representing Assembly District 65 in California, during COVID-19.

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton)) strongly supports Governor Newsom’s commitment to addressing our critical initiatives such as, pandemic immediate relief, housing and homelessness, transforming public education, developing jobs, supporting infrastructure, as well as addressing our environmental challenges. This is a historic and generational budget that will address a diverse range of …continue reading

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Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) today released the following statement upon Governor Gavin Newsom’s unveiling of the California Comeback Plan, the biggest economic recovery plan in state history: “We need the California Comeback Plan at this time of recovery,” Min said. “I appreciate the plan’s thoughtful approach to tackling the state’s …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom released his revised 2021-22 budget proposal: “I support investments to help the state address threats such as drought, wildfires, and massive unfunded liabilities. It is also encouraging that the budget incorporated my request made earlier this year …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), Chair of the Assembly’s Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement in response to the Governor’s May revision proposal for the 2020-21 state budget: “Over the past year, California has navigated a period of unprecedented challenge. As we emerge from this pandemic, the …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma praised Governor Gavin Newsom for once again earmarking $500 million in state low-income housing tax credits to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTAC), which she chairs, and for doubling a program that offers critical tax incentives to California manufacturers. “Two thumbs up to Governor …continue reading