Revised budget forecast = more cuts come January

Trigger CutsA revised budget forecast on Tuesday showed California is bringing in $2.2 billion below in anticipated revenues the state had used in passing the budget last summer.

This means $1 billion in mid-year cuts will be coming, starting January 2012.

In total, revenues are estimated to be $86.2 billion, which is $2.2 billion below the Budget Act forecast.

Read the press release on the trigger cuts.

For more information on what programs and services will be cut, click here. (PDF)

Media Coverage:
Sacramento Bee
San Jose Mercury News 
(Ellen Rollins, President of SEIU 521 Home Care Chapter is quoted in this San Jose Mercury News article.)

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