• Posted on July 27th, 2009

    Written by Angela


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    Unhealthy Budget Cuts for California

    News from our friends at the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network California’s legislature passed a budget today, June 24 to close a $23.1 billion deficit. The final budget includes $15.5 billion in program reductions. Many of the cuts come from reductions in health and human services, including a huge hit to Healthy Families. There are no [...]

  • Posted on May 17th, 2009

    Written by Angela


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    California: Update on Prop 1A, 1D, and 1E

    Yesterday, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger released two budget proposals of cuts to fill a $15 to $21 billion deficit. These are the same cuts he’s proposed before, including cuts to services for immigrants, cuts to hospitals, and cuts to IHSS, SSI/SSP, and CALWORKS. He also announced that he is requesting a federal waiver to make huge reductions to Medi-Cal that are currently not allowed by federal law. You can find a summary of the cuts at the California Budget Project.

    The Governor is threatening even more cuts if Proposition 1A doesn’t pass but this is misleading!

  • California: Vote no on Props 1A, 1D, and 1E

    On May 19th Californians will vote on a series of ballot propositions resulting from a budget deal negotiated between legislators and the Governor. Please vote no on Props 1A, 1D, and 1E!

  • Posted on March 23rd, 2009

    Written by Angela


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    Tell Your Senator to Support President Obama’s 2010 Budget!

    Call Your Senators Now, toll-free at 1-866-544-7573! Tell them: “Please vote to support President Obama’s budget priorities, to set us on the path to create jobs, provide health care for all, and develop renewable energy.  I care about taking care of families during the recession, and about reducing poverty in the long run.  These investments [...]