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Four things to know about the California budget deal

Original post made on Jun 7, 2021

California Assembly and Senate budget leaders announce a budget deal that includes stimulus checks, more in-state students at UC campuses and more money for public health and undocumented immigrants.

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Posted by MichaelB
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 7, 2021 at 9:26 am

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""This is a historic budget," Assembly Budget Committee chairperson Phil Ting said in a video conference with reporters. "It's the largest budget in California state history.""

There's one thing to know. It's a historic spending spree - courtesy of one party rule and no debate required. How about helping the businesses/residents of the state by reducing their tax rates instead of more "safety net" spending programs for illegals?


Posted by Kevin
a resident of Castlewood
on Jun 7, 2021 at 9:38 pm

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We need to help our poor and middle class, including helping illegal aliens, a majority of whom are good people that contribute to our country. Enough lowering taxes and giving breaks to big corporations and rich people (2018 Republican tax law).

I am not saying open the borders and give everyone green cards. There has to be a sensible immigration process that will ensure our country will continue to be the greatest country in the world by being a melting pot.

White supremacy is the major terrorist threat in the US at this time according to the FBI, not Muslims or Mexicans, etc.

The critical part is to hold the politicians accountable, Democrats and Republicans- to execute, use the money wisely, and deliver. That has been the problem with the government - not delivering. But that needs to change -we need the government to deliver. It is great when they do a good job like Covid vaccination.


Posted by DKHSK
a resident of Bridle Creek
on Jun 9, 2021 at 8:16 am

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"We need to help our poor and middle class"

Says the man living in a privileged country club.

You are beyond parody.

Dan


Posted by MichaelB
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 9, 2021 at 9:01 am

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"The critical part is to hold the politicians accountable, Democrats and Republicans- to execute, use the money wisely, and deliver. That has been the problem with the government - not delivering. But that needs to change -we need the government to deliver."


The United States government per our Constitution (and which does few things well) is supposed to have limited authority/powers.

What needs to change is the equality of outcomes/government knows best message from so called progressives (whose policies do not create jobs and economic growth). Money will never be used "wisely" if able bodied people continue to think they are entitled to income/wealth for just showing up and/or things they either need or want should be "free". There are not enough "rich" people and "big corporations" to tax to pay for what the political left (which just wants more control over people) wants to spend.


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