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Recession and Budget Cuts Double Whammy on Golden State’s Women

Today, the Women’s Foundation of California and the California Budget Project released a joint paper, Falling Behind: The Impact of the Great Recession and the Budget Crisis on California’s Women and Their Families. Major takeaways from the report include: Single mothers were hardest hit by the recession and recent budget cuts contributed to sharp increases [...]

Senate Rejects Wholesale Elimination of Vital Human Services Programs

The Senate heard the Governor’s ill-conceived trigger cut proposals today in Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee No. 3. After extensive public testimony, the Subcommittee voted to reject the Governor’s proposals to completely eliminate In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), CalWORKs, and Transitional Housing Program Plus (THP+) for former foster youth. Read about CSAC’s testimony.