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California governor OKs budget closing $54.3 billion deficit

Governor Gavin Newsom has signed the 2020 Budget Act.

Posted: Jun 29, 2020 8:22 PM
Updated: Jun 30, 2020 7:07 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a budget that closes an estimated $54.3 billion deficit.

The $202.1 billion spending plan temporarily raises taxes on businesses, pulls heavily from the state's primary savings account and cuts more than $11 billion from state programs.

But the budget mostly avoids permanent cuts to public education and health care programs, instead delaying payments to future years and borrowing from internal funds.

Newsom said the budget is responsible in the face of a pandemic. But Republican legislative leaders say the plan will only make it more difficult to balance budgets in the future.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 324543

Reported Deaths: 7051
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Riverside24765537
Orange24715423
San Diego19371422
San Bernardino19043306
Fresno828288
Imperial7827135
Alameda7731148
Kern650297
Santa Clara6298166
San Joaquin627968
Tulare5678152
Sacramento548983
Stanislaus473251
Contra Costa466190
San Francisco452250
Ventura424653
San Mateo3949112
Santa Barbara393131
Marin343430
Kings291839
Monterey268218
Solano207528
Merced188412
Sonoma170316
Placer107711
San Luis Obispo9054
Madera8938
Yolo88428
Santa Cruz5693
Napa4774
Sutter3884
San Benito3622
Butte3384
Lassen3370
El Dorado3070
Shasta1956
Yuba1923
Humboldt1654
Glenn1640
Nevada1631
Colusa1130
Mendocino1130
Lake1081
Tehama1071
Tuolumne730
Calaveras670
Del Norte600
Mono511
Siskiyou410
Amador400
Inyo351
Mariposa311
Plumas170
Alpine20
Trinity20
Sierra10
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