state budget

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

Tom Umberg

Senator Thomas J. Umberg (D-Santa Ana) proudly announced tailored funding in this year’s state budget that will help address the unique and unprecedented challenges facing Orange County communities. The state budget is a series of important funding and policy decisions voted on through several budget bills. In preparation for this …continue reading

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California’s Democrat-dominated State government has acted swiftly in the face of the horrific economic carnage caused by COVID-19. Squarely facing the prospect of never-before-seen shortfalls in State revenue, they have forthrightly connived to blame the United States Senate and President Donald Trump for delaying approval of the HEROES Act, glued …continue reading

California Children’s Hospital Association (CCHA) President and CEO Ann-Louise Kuhns issued the following statement applauding Governor Gavin Newsom for his commitment to tackling critically important behavioral health issues, as outlined in his proposed state budget: “Governor Newsom’s state budget proposal makes critically important investments in behavioral health services, and we …continue reading

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Yesterday, on a majority vote and for only the second time in twenty-years, the Democrat-led California legislature approved a state budget. Cities and schools will feel further pain, mostly from accounting gimmicks that juggle state payment obligations at their expense. Those gimmicks bridge the last $9.6 billion gap to get …continue reading