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Evaluating the 2017-18 State Budget

On Tuesday Governor Brown will release his budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Many anticipate that it will be a “hold the line” budget that makes few new commitments even though California has enjoyed a long period of economic growth and increased budget surpluses. While some Californians have benefited from the recovery, many Californians have been left behind and still need help from government. Advocates for the poor will be looking to see if the Governor’s proposed budget addresses fundamental needs of Californians who are still struggling.

Read the evaluation here