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California Assembly slams governor's proposed budget cuts

 

Last updated 5/26/2020 at 7:54pm

ADAM BEAM

Associated Press

SACRAMENTO (AP) - The California Assembly slammed Gov. Gavin Newsom's budget proposal on Tuesday, criticizing his proposed cuts to public education, health care and environmental protections during a rare meeting that allowed them to question the administration directly.

Few state lawmakers used their platform to offer an alternative plan, as the administration faces the challenge of cutting a staggering $54.3 billion from the state budget that pays for services for nearly 40 million people.

California's Democratic-controlled Legislature is hurrying to approve a s...



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