Tag Archive for state budget cuts

Differently Abled Shut Governor’s Office Down

Disabled activist Christie Rudder, along with two other Orange County activists (see photo at right)  from the Dayle McIntosh Center, was one of 15 people arrested today at the Governor’s office Tuesday evening in Sacramento. Rudder kept me updated on their progress throughout the day while the small but dedicated group prevented access to the Governator’s office. The action…

California Budget Update

SACRAMENTO – In this week’s Democratic weekly radio address, Assemblymembers Bob Blumenfield (D-Woodland Hills) and Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) say swift action to close California’s budget deficit also needs to include appropriate action to ensure that California doesn’t throw away eligibility for billions of dollars in federal funding or turn itself into the only…

Bass on Budget: Tough and Smart Decisions Needed

SACRAMENTO – California Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) responded this morning to Governor Schwarzenegger’s budget address to a joint session of the State Legislature. Bass was joined at the news conference by Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento), Assembly Budget Committee Chair Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) and Assemblymember Bob Blumenfield (D-Woodland). Bass made…

State Budget Cuts Will Be Devistating

Here is a look at how the pending budget cuts might hit california counties. These cuts will be devistating to local services. Click HERE for the full document. General Revenues     Borrow property taxes pursuant to Proposition 1A; $1.982B impact to all locals, allocation unknown May Revision $1.982 billion Delay usual payments to counties to…

Tax Day Reality Check

SACRAMENTO – Against the backdrop of empty school desks, Assemblymembers Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa), John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles), Lori Saldaña (D-San Diego) and Juan Arambula (D-Fresno) provided an Assembly Democratic Tax Reality Check opposite a so-called “tea party” anti-tax protest outside the Capitol.  They also unveiled a 150 foot scroll listing state budget cuts…