Weeks after he declared a state of emergency, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration set aside $687 million to help house farmworkers and others struggling in drought-devastated counties. Nearly half of it has not been awarded or spent.
Santa Clara County’s homeless situation is proving to be very expensive, costing the country more than half a billion dollars a year.
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The San Francisco Unified School District board of education this week unanimously approved a resolution that will commit resources to both the short- and long-term needs of unaccompanied immigrant children enrolling in schools within the district.
Democratic lawmakers are pushing to restore recession-era social service cuts and proposing new programs such as preschool for low-income families.
A report released by the California Legislative Analyst’s Office is cautioning state lawmakers to make sure that counties receive enough funding to take responsibility for a wide range of programs.
California tax revenue fell nearly $539 million below projections last month, pushing the state closer to automatic, mid-year budget cuts to schools, universities and social services.
San Francisco voters must decide this November whether to approve a ½-cent sales tax increase to replace a state sales tax surcharge that expired earlier this summer.
The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors was poised to trim more jobs Tuesday because of state and federal budget cuts.