Governor Newsom

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The California Budget & Policy Center team is providing our “first look” analysis of the 2019-20 budget that was recently approved by the Legislature and signed by Governor Newsom. Our report – with updates supported by this week’s release of the official budget summary – includes analysis of several areas …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: Initial Comments on the Governor’s May Revision On May 9, 2019, Governor Newsom presented his first revised state budget proposal to the Legislature (this annual proposed revised budget is called the “May Revision”). The Governor’s revised budget package provides updates …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s housing plan that would withhold gas tax money for road repairs unless local communities meet certain conditions. “The Governor’s proposal to hold money for road repairs captive unless local governments meet his demands is a bait-and-switch …continue reading