California state budget

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Top Ten Stories for January 09 through January 15 include a Pacific tsunami, COVID-19, and bulky-item drop-off in Garden Grove. Top Ten Stories for JJanuary 09 through January 15 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Tsunami advisory issued for …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2022-23 Budget: Overview of the Governor’s Budget On January 10, 2022, Governor Newsom presented his proposed state budget to the Legislature. In this report, we provide a brief summary of the proposed budget based on our initial review. In …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair of the Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-2023 State Budget: “The Governor’s budget proposal comes as we enter the third year of the pandemic. This is a critical juncture for California— we must continue to …continue reading

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The California Budget & Policy Center, a nonpartisan, research and analysis nonprofit committed to advancing public policies that improve the lives of Californians, released the following statement from Executive Director Chris Hoene following the release of Governor Newsom’s proposed 2022-23 state budget: “Urgent funding and support for the ongoing public …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma applauded Governor Gavin Newsom for again allocating $500 million in state low-income housing tax credits to the California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC). This is the fourth fiscal year that Governor Newsom has proposed this historic investment to fast track affordable housing projects in California …continue reading

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California Controller candidate Lanhee Chen (@lanheechen) responded today to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget and plans for 2022-23 fiscal year: “A budget is a statement of policy priorities, and — as usual — there is little devoted to protecting California taxpayers from fraud, providing transparency into how and where our …continue reading

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Today, Governor Newsom proposed the California State Budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 with major proposals targeting COVID-19 and Climate Change. In response, California leaders with the American Lung Association issued the following statements: Erica Costa, California Advocacy Director: We are pleased that the Governor has identified defeating COVID-19 as the …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom today unveiled his 2022-23 state budget proposal – the California Blueprint, a bold plan building on the state’s ongoing work to confront California’s greatest existential threats, bolster our strong economic growth and make historic investments in California’s future. The Blueprint proposes billions more to support the state’s …continue reading

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With California anticipating a historic budget surplus of $31 billion, Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) and all members of the Republican Caucus are urging Governor Newsom and legislative leaders to make wise investments for a better California. In the budget letter below, Senate Republicans outline several critical priorities …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following reports: The 2022-23 Budget: California’s Fiscal Outlook We have just released our Fiscal Outlook and The Fiscal Outlook for Schools and Community Colleges. We anticipate the state will have a $31 billion surplus to allocate in the upcoming fiscal year and …continue reading

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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