12:00am

Thu January 24, 2013
State of the State

Today on Your Call: How will Jerry Brown's new budget restore funds to social services?



  On today's Your Call we’ll be responding to Jerry Brown's State of the State address. The deficit is gone, but many Californians are still reeling from the deep cuts of the last two years.  Brown calls his new budget a “breakthrough.”  But how will he restore funding to social services? Join us at 10am Pacific or post a comment here.  What do you hope the new state budget will prioritize?  It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.


Guests:


Anthony Wright, executive director for Health Access California and co-leader of The Health and Human Services Network of California


Lenny Goldberg, executive director of the California Tax Reform Association and owner of a public interest lobbying firm, Lenny Goldberg and Associates.  


Resources:


Huffington Post: Jerry Brown's New Budget for Post-Crisis California: Discipline Begets Opportunity


HHS Network CA: New Report: HHS Programs have been cut $15 billion over last 3 years.


CS Monitor: Jerry Brown's second act: With California budget balanced, what now?


Health and Human Services Network of California


Health Access Website 


Health Access Blog 


Western Center on Law and Poverty


California Partnership 


California Immigrant Policy Center.

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