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Budget California: The News is Not So Sunny

Monday, February 6, 2017

Last year around this time NCG toyed with the idea of canceling its annual programs on the California state budget for lack of interest. What a difference a year makes. The governor’s proposed budget now faces a $1.6 billion deficit—and that doesn’t even take into account the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.

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Our partners at the California Budget and Policy Center are teaming up again with the session A Case of Uncertainty-The 2017 California State Budget-A California Policy Forum Program for members explaining how the projected shortfall plays out across the state. Learn more and register


This budget roundup, Highlights from the California Governor's Budget by Philanthropy California’s Seyron Foo, highlights issues of importance to NCG’s members, from criminal justice reform to the environment.

And the California Budget and Policy Center has also issued its report on key elements of the budget including slowing and arresting the growth of investments in key programs despite some areas of economic growth.

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