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California Budget 2019

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Gov. Gavin Newsom presents his revised 2019 budget proposal.

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Complete coverage of California's budgeting process for the year 2019-2020 — from Gov. Gavin Newsom's initial and revised proposals, to expert analysis and lawmaker reactions, to debate, revisions and eventual passage.

 

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State Government

What's Buried In California’s Budget Package? Lawmakers Send 12 Bills To Gov. Gavin Newsom.

June 17, 2019 | Ben Adler

The budget bill that now sits on Newsom’s desk is just the tip of the iceberg. State lawmakers sent him another dozen on Monday that would implement the spending plan, with more to come before the end of the month.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: More Details On What’s in California’s New State Budget

June 13, 2019

California’s $213 billion state budget has been finalized. Some items made it into the budget, some didn’t. Notable inclusions are health insurance for undocumented Californians. CapRadio's Ben Adler explains.

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State Government

Budget Deal’s Big Health Care Changes: Middle Class Subsidies On Covered California, And A State Individual Mandate

June 12, 2019 | Ben Adler

The budget California lawmakers are expected to vote on Thursday includes first-in-the-nation aid for middle-class consumers who buy health insurance on the individual market. It would also bring back an individual mandate penalty at the state level.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Breaking Down Gov. Gavin Newsom's First California Budget Deal

June 10, 2019

CapRadio’s Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler breaks down the budget, by topic, including tax conformity, expansion of Medical for undocumented Californians and bills affecting renters.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: It’s Budget Season In The State Capitol

June 6, 2019

It’s budget crunch time in the State Capitol. That’s because the state budget has to finalized no later than midnight on June 15. We’ll have Capitol Bureau chief Ben Adler to tell us where things stand.

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State Government

California Gov. Gavin Newsom Proposes $213 Billion Budget, Including $1 Billion For Homelessness And Increased ‘Rainy Day’ Reserves

May 9, 2019 | Ben Adler | Chris Nichols | Scott Rodd

The revised spending plan is a $4.5 billion increase over Newsom’s January proposal and would spend the extra revenue on education, debt payments and building the state’s ‘rainy day’ fund.

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State Government

All Eyes On Gov. Gavin Newsom As He Prepares Updated California Budget Proposal

May 9, 2019 | Ben Adler

Although the state’s economy continues to be strong, Newsom is offering words of caution ahead of releasing his “May Revise” budget update.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

It’s Time For Gov. Gavin Newsom's 'May Revise' Budget Announcement

May 9, 2019

Every year in May, California’s governor releases a revised state budget. Will there be optimism or doom and gloom? The so-called “May Revise” is kind of a big event, and is greatly anticipated by those who follow the state budget process.