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California Bill Could Be First To Provide Diapers For Families On Welfare

A California Assemblywoman drafted a bill for the CalWorks program that would give qualifying families $80 a month to spend on diapers for children under age 2.

08/06/2014

(CBS)

More Details Emerging About California Health Care Exchange Program

The five-member Benefit Exchange Board is making key decisions in Sacramento to lay the groundwork for who qualifies for affordable health care coverage and how they can access those plans.

08/23/2012

(CBS)

Protesters Rally Against Alameda County Budget Cuts

Several assistance programs took a beating from the budget Gov. Jerry Brown signed this week and Alameda County’s latest spending plan.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/01/2011

A teacher reads a story to kindergarten students. (John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor’s Budget Threatens Social Services In Alameda County

Officials in Alameda County are warning residents social services will be severely cut if the governor’s proposed budget is eventually passed by the legislature, affecting thousands of children, elderly and disabled.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/17/2011

(AP)

California Subsidies For Low-Income Childcare Restored

The state has the money to keep offering subsidies to help low-income families pay for childcare, Assembly Speaker John Perez said Friday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/14/2011

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (AP)

Fight Over Child Care Funding Emblematic Of California State Budget Battle

If the political tug-of-war over funding for one program was any indication, it appeared unlikely that Democrats would sign off on any of Gov. Schwarzenegger’s latest proposed budget cuts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/07/2010

(AP)

Judge Temporarily Delays Funding Cuts For CalWORKS

Funding cuts that were scheduled to go in effect Monday to a state program that provides child care assistance to low-income families have been at least temporarily delayed.

CBS San Francisco–10/29/2010

(AP)

Move To Restore Preschool Subsidy for Alameda County Parents

A plan is in the works to keep hundreds of low-income Alameda County children in preschool.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/28/2010

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