February 14, 2010
California enters 2010 in extraordinary fiscal circumstances, with a significant structural budget deficit that continues to require spending reductions in all areas of state government. At the same time, caseloads in our state’s biggest health and human services programs have grown dramatically in recent years, a reflection of both policy decisions to support the state’s safety net as well as the more recent dramatic economic downturn.
January 19, 2010
Senate Leader Darrell Steinberg has joined Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in Washington D.C. for a two-pronged bipartisan push for more aid and federal breaks for California.