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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The 2022-23 Budget: Initial Comments on the Governor’s May Revision Key Takeaways: Governor Allocates $52 Billion Overall General Fund Surplus in May Revision. Reflecting extraordinary revenue growth for a second year in a row, we estimate the Governor had a …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following series of reports: Climate Change Impacts Across California Climate stressors present California with five key climate hazards: extreme heat events, more severe wildfires, more frequent and intense droughts, flooding due to extreme precipitation events, and coastal flooding and erosion resulting from …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: An Initial Look at Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Local Government Fiscal Condition Different Types of Revenues Affected Differently by Pandemic. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been an unprecedented disruption to California’s economy. While the particular experience …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following report: The State Appropriations Limit Executive Summary The State Appropriations Limit (SAL) Likely to Limit Spending Growth in the Budget Year and Future Years SAL Will Be an Important Issue at May Revision. Proposition 4 (1979) established an appropriations limit on …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

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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

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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

featured graphic for California State Legislative Analyst's Office during COVID-19

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

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In June 2020, facing a large projected budget shortfall, the state decided to defer $12.5 billion in payments to schools and community colleges. Beginning in summer 2020, our office set out to discover how community colleges were responding to these payment deferrals. We learned that about two-thirds of college districts …continue reading

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State Budget Assumes Reduction in Employee Compensation Costs to Address Budget Problem. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had far-reaching negative effects on the state economy, which have direct and indirect implications for the state budget. In May, the administration estimated the state would have a $54.3 billion General …continue reading