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|August 19, 2018|
Brown: State budget agreement reached
SACRAMENTO – (INT) – Governor Brown says he, Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon have reached an agreement on the 2018-19 state budget.
Brown’s announcement Friday says the agreement makes record investments in schools and universities, creates the state’s first online community college, fully fills the Rainy Day Fund, boosts child care and combats homelessness and poverty.
“From a $27 billion deficit in 2011, the state now enjoys a healthy surplus and a solid Rainy Day Fund,” the Governor proclaimed in his last budget.
The Budget Conference Committee is reviewing details of the agreement.
Story Date: June 12, 2018