Newsom Proposes Tax Cuts, Expanding Health CareWith state revenues at an all-time high, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed a budget that would cut taxes while also promising to pay the health care expenses of all of the state’s low-income adults who are living in the country illegally.
Newsom's Budget Spending Plan: Wildfires, Smash-And-Grab Robberies, COVID, Immigrant Health Care California would be the first state to provide health coverage to all immigrants in the country illegally under the budget Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed Monday.
State Budget Analyst Predicts $31 Billion Surplus, Could Spark RefundsA new report from California’s independent Legislative Analyst's Office notes that the state could have so much money next year that it might have to refund some of it to residents to meet the state’s constitutional limits on spending.
Facing $125 Million Deficit, SFUSD Officials Work On Budget PlanAs the San Francisco Unified School District faces a growing budget deficit, district officials and the Board of Education on Tuesday said they're continuing to work on a budget balancing plan, which is set to be reviewed by the state's Department of Education next month.
San Francisco Mayor Signs City’s 2-Year Budget, Focused On Recovery After PandemicSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Thursday signed the city's two-year budget, cementing investments aimed at helping the city recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, but said the fast spreading delta variant remained worrisome.
Weekend Fatal Shootings Bring Oakland Homicide Count to 65 for YearThe deaths of three men fatally shot over the weekend and another who died last week from wounds suffered earlier this month in Oakland raised the city's homicide count for the year to 65, police said.
Breed, Supervisors Reach $13B San Francisco Budget Agreement; $48M Dedicated To Help TenantsSan Francisco city leaders announced they reached an agreement Tuesday night on how to spend the city's $13 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year that begins Thursday.
Oakland Council Members Push Back On Police Budget Claims, Say 'It Is Not A Cut'The Oakland City Council voted last week to divert money from the police, which led many to believe the department budget was being cut. But some who made that decision told KPIX 5 that's a misunderstanding.
CA Lawmakers Approve $262.5 Billion Budget Plan Restoring Cuts Made During PandemicThe $262.6 billion proposal now on its way to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk would restore spending cuts made last year when state officials thought they were facing a record budget deficit because of the coronavirus.
California Reopens: State Budget Looks Back To A Time Before PandemicThe $262.6 billion proposal would restore spending cuts to public schools, colleges and universities, the courts, child support services and state worker salaries — all things that were cut last year when state officials thought they were facing a record budget deficit because of the coronavirus.
Hundreds Of Local Child Care Providers March For Higher WagesAs Gov. Gavin Newsom and the legislature negotiate the upcoming budget, hundreds of child care providers in California marched and chanted Thursday outside the state Capitol demanding higher wages.
San Mateo County Supes Adopt $3.3 Billion Budget for Next Fiscal YearSan Mateo County's Board of Supervisors approved a $3.3 billion budget on Wednesday for the 2021-2022 fiscal year and a preliminary $3 billion budget for the 2022-2023 year.
Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Approves $2 Billion BudgetThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted on Friday a $2 billion budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
California Lawmakers Approve Budget Placeholder As Talks ContinueFor the second year in a row, the Democratic-dominated Legislature has reached the June 15 deadline without an agreement with Gov. Gavin Newsom
BART Board Approves $2.44 Billion Budget, Projects Ridership Rebound As Pandemic FadesThe BART Board of Directors approved a $2.44 billion budget Thursday, with board members expressing optimism about the agency's potential to rebound as the pandemic recedes.