Making the case for disabilities funding
The Daily Journal
June 7, 2018
Anna Schuessler, Daily Journal staff
In predicting an increase in the state surplus from the $6 billion projected in January to nearly $9 billion as well as additional revenue to line state coffers, the budget adjustments Gov. Jerry Brown presented in May buoyed hopes for state legislators and leaders in underfunded sectors.
Despite his typical fiscally-prudent approach, the boost in revenue Brown predicted allowed his administration to increase spending on health and homelessness programs as well as infrastructure projects at state universities and other state facilities in the budget he is proposing legislators adopt in the coming weeks.