gavin hmlss budgLocal governments in California would be legally required to pay to house the state’s growing homeless population under a recommendation announced today by the governor's task force.

Story by Chris Nichols.

(Photo: Gov. Gavin Newsom, answering questions on his 2020-21 state budget on January 10, 2020, told reporters: ““You want to know who’s the homeless czar? I’m the homeless czar in the state of California.” - Anne Wernikoff for CalMatters)

 

 

 

 

 

climate fireGovernor Newsom's budget proposal includes big plans for addressing climate change. It's in part because his administration says the Trump White House isn't doing enough.

Story by Ezra David Romero.

(Photo: Trinh Nguyen, of the Camarillo Fire Dept, monitors the advance of the Easy Fire as a helicopter makes a water drop Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Simi Valley, California - Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP Photo / via CapRadio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gavin 3546 bp0Advocates say prevention funding has been dwindling in the last couple years. The governor’s budget proposes $1.8 million in ongoing funding after the Legislature allocated $5 million in one-time funding last year.

Story by Scott Rodd.

(Photo: California Gov. Gavin Newsom presents his proposed 2020-2021 state budget Jan. 10, 2020 - Andrew Nixon / CapRadio)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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