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The California Legislature passed a state general fund bill late Monday that rejects major funding cuts that Governor Gavin Newsom proposed in his May Revision. However, the budget is mostly a placeholder until California’s state income tax revenues are known later this year and to see if Congress provides any additional pandemic assistance to states.
Bishops throughout the country and the state have responded to the death of George Floyd, an African-American man who was suffocated while being restrained by police in Minneapolis last week despite calling out for help
Governor Gavin Newsom’s May Budget Revision revealed $19 billion less in expenditures than his previous January proposal – an illustration of the shift in spending for the state caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.