The Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, led by Chair, Senator Holly J. Mitchell, voted on the Senate version of the 2020-2021 budget as the June 15, 2020 deadline approaches.
The Governor put forth a reasonable proposal that the Senate built upon, taking into account the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our current economy.
With this challenge at hand, the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee, worked tirelessly on a Senate version of the budget to keep California on solid footing as the state enters difficult economic times, all while prioritizing values and the most vulnerable populations.
Senator Mitchell started Thursday’s hearing with a moment of silence for those plagued by both the virus and ignorance before introducing the Senate’s proposal.
We do not think providers who help those who are developmentally disabled, IHSS providers, childcare providers, the K-14 sector, health and dental care services for the poor, CalWORKS and affordable housing should experience cuts in funding as proposed in the Governor’s budget.