State of California

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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

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On January 10, Governor Newsom proposed a state budget that provides the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) with the necessary resources to continue our important work under the California Consumer Financial Protection Law, while providing additional funding for increased workload and the implementation of new laws. The proposed …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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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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In response to rising cases and hospitalizations statewide due to COVID-19 and to slow the spread of the Delta and Omicron variants, the California Department of Public Health has issued the following updated guidance: Universal Indoor Masking: Masks are required to be worn in all indoor public settings, regardless of …continue reading

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The Legislative Analyst’s Office has just published the following post: Update on the Progress of the CalSTRS Funding Plan The LAO released a post on the progress of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) funding plan, which has the goal of paying down CalSTRS’ Defined Benefit program’s unfunded actuarial …continue reading